Diversity Executive To Speak At The University Of Virginia
November 7, 2002--
"No matter who you are, you're going to have to work
with people who are different from you. … and manage people
who are different from you," said J. T. “Ted” Childs,
an IBM executive.
a former advisor to the White House Working Group on Child Care,
will speak at the University of Virginia Rotunda, Tuesday, Nov.
12, at 8 p.m.
as one of the most effective diversity executives in the country,
Childs’ talk is part of the Exploration in Black Leadership
series and is cosponsored by the Institute of Public history and
the Darden Graduate School of Business Administration.
joined IBM in 1967, and is the corporation's vice president of Global
Workforce Diversity. Childs has served as an advisor for various
state and federal initiatives to address childcare issues working
1997, he was named by “Working Mother” magazine as one
of 25 "Men Friends Of The Family" who have made it easier
for working parents to raise and nurture children. In 1998, the
National Association of Childcare Resource and Referral Agencies
presented Childs with its Lifetime Achievement Award.
a graduate of West Virginia State College, was executive assistant
to Benjamin L. Hooks, a former executive director of the NAACP.
The discussion is free and open to the public.
Katherine Thompson Jackson, (434) 924-3629