Thought Leader, INROADS CEO, Pledges Actions to Advance Diversity and Inclusion in Corporate America
The CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion is the largest CEO-driven business commitment to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace. United by a
General Colin Powell & Mrs. Alma Powell Receive INROADS Excellence in Leadership Award
General Colin Powell, U.S.A. (Ret.) and Mrs. Alma Powell recently received the INROADS Excellence in Leadership
INROADS Hosts Inaugural Benefit Gala, Celebrating Excellence in Leadership
More than 200 Leaders Attended to Celebrate Corporate Diversity and Social Impact at INROADS Inaugural Benefit Gala, held May 10, 2017.
INROADS to Host Celebrating Excellence in Leadership Benefit Gala
ST. LOUIS, MO, May 9, 2017 — INROADS, Inc., is pleased to announce it will host the Celebrating Excellence in Leadership Benefit Gala, reception, dinner and program to support its leadership development and career preparation programs for talented, underserved youth.
Top 10 Strategic Partners
INROADS, Inc., a multi-cultural non-profit whose mission is leadership development, career preparation and creating opportunity for talented, underserved youth, recently announced its 2016 Top 10 Strategic Corporate Partners.
Christina, Lauren and Tiffany Cooper — are three in a million. All three attended Oakwood University in Huntsville, Alabama. All three were INROADS interns at the same company. View the video for their amazing success story.
INROADS Awarded $100,000 from the ELC
INROADS, Inc., a non-profit focused on development and career preparation for talented, under-served youth, received a $100,000 Community Impact grant from The Executive Leadership Council (ELC) to enhance and expand the INROADS College Links program. INROADS College Links exposes talented, diverse high school students to careers in business and STEAM
Coding in the Community: Innovation and Collaboration
INROADS, Inc. and STEMBoard formally launched their strategic alliance this weekend with a technology program for local students.
INROADS Kicks Off College Links-Atlanta
Often, the only woman in the room, or the only person of color in an entire organization, Errika Mallett knows why more than half of minority freshmen who declare STEM majors at the start of college abandon them before graduation or switch to non-STEM graduate programs
INROADS Appoints James Tolliver Chief Development Officer
INROADS Invests in Innovation with New Chief Development Officer
Top charitable investment executive to lead fundraising and partner with corporations to launch innovative leadership development programs
ST. LOUIS, MO, January 9, 2017 — INROADS, Inc. has appointed James Tolliver Chief Development Officer (CDO). Tolliver will be tasked with implementing and executing fund development strategy and partnering...
INROADS and STEMBoard Form Strategic Alliance
ST. LOUIS, Dec. 19, 2016 — INROADS, Inc. and STEMBoard have formed a strategic alliance to expand opportunities in STEM/STEAM for underserved students, professionals and entrepreneurs. INROADS is a non-profit focused on development and career preparation for talented, underserved youth. STEMBoard is a technology solutions company that works to close the achievement gap by...
November Alumni Newsletter
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New Chairman of National Board of Directors Barron Witherspoon
INROADS Elects New Chairman of National Board of Directors
P&G’s Barron Witherspoon brings global leadership experience to directorship
INROADS’ Hot Prospects is a national database of business-ready college graduates.
Although 74% of graduating INROADS interns receive offers from their sponsoring companies before they graduate, 26% percent do not. The reasons vary, from M&A activity to changes in leadership, budget, processes or organizational structure. INROADS Hot Prospects gives you access to these diverse, Day-1...
Introducing Andrea Johnson-Lee!
Andrea Johnson-Lee is the Midwest Regional Director of INROADS serving St. Louis, Kansas City, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Iowa and Omaha. Mrs. Johnson-Lee joined INROADS May 2016, after more than 20 years of extensive operations, planning and supervisory experience as an executive in the healthcare industry.
Employer Spotlight: Lockheed Martin
During the Mid-Atlantic's annual Awards Banquet and Learning Summit the Lockheed Martin team led by Rainia Washington was awarded the Corporate Plus Award. This award honors a sponsoring company that has demonstrated true commitment to the INROADS mission (e.g. quality internships, financial contributions, in-kind gestures, etc.). In addition, Rainia who is also a INROADS Alumna...
Alumnus Spotlight: John Sneh
We want to congratulate INROADS Alumnus John Sneh our 2014 INROADER of the Year on his promotion to Worldwide Sales Executive at IBM.
As a Worldwide Executive for the Mobile and API Economy, John is a subject matter expert for API Management Solutions, Mobile Application Platforms and API Security Gateways. John provides executives, senior leaders,...
Alumnus Spotlight: Anthony Mays
I wasn't supposed to be a Googler. Where I come from, guys like me are not expected to become software engineers.
Anthony Mays overcame poverty, abuse and growing up in foster homes to become the first in his family to attend a four-year university. After that, he secured his dream job as a software engineer...
Senior Marketing Executive Appointed to INROADS National Board of Directors
Xerox’s Michael Zimmer’s client/employee engagement expertise advances organization’s mission to diversify Corporate America
INROADS, Inc., recently appointed Michael Zimmer, President, U.S. Global Document Outsourcing for Xerox, to its National Board of Directors. INROADS, the nation's largest non-profit source of salaried corporate internships, develops diverse, skilled talent to become Corporate America’s future leaders.
“Mike sees customer relations...
The Executive Leadership Foundation Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Better Chance, Leadership Education and Development Program and INROADS, Inc.
Memorandum Provides Mentorship Support
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Jan. 14, 2014) – The Executive Leadership Foundation (ELF), the programmatic and charitable affiliate of The Executive Leadership Council (ELC), signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with A Better Chance (ABC), LEADership Education and Development Program (formerly LEAD Program) and INROADS. The agreement leverages mission synergies of...
INROADS Top 10 Strategic Partners
ST. LOUIS, Mo., December 9, 2014 — INROADS, Inc., a multi-cultural non-profit specializing in leadership development and career opportunities for high potential, underserved youth, recently announced its Top 10 Strategic Partners. INROADS develops diverse, skilled talent to become Corporate America’s future business, science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) leaders.
“Studies have shown diversity drives innovation, problem-solving...
Kaiser Permanente Named INROADS Top 10 Strategic Partner
ATLANTA, January 16, 2015 —Kaiser Permanente, one of America’s leading health care providers and not-for-profit health plans, has been named one of INROADS’ Top 10 Corporate Sponsors. The nation’s largest non-profit source of salaried corporate internships, INROADS,Inc. develops diverse, skilled talent to become Corporate America’s future business, science,technology, engineering and math (STEM) leaders.
Inroads Connects BJC with Future Leaders
The temperature outside isn’t the only thing that heats up over the summer. So does the ongoing competition among organizations, large and small, regional and national, to identify and recruit individuals who have the skills to become future leaders. Competition for this talent requires organizations like BJC to use effective, efficient methods to reach...
INROADS Announces Top 10 Strategic Corporate Partners
INROADS spotlight from WTNH Connecticut!
Check out this spotlight from Connecticut news organization WTNH!
Senior Spotlight: Olutoyin Olowookere
INROADS Mid-Atlantic Region is proud to announce that Ms. Olutoyin Olowookere was extended and has since accepted an offer with JP Morgan Chase where she interned last summer as a Marketing & Product Analyst in the Chase Leadership Development Program. Toy is very active at Lincoln University where she leads as the Student Government Association President, she is...
Memorandum Provides Mentorship Support
The consortium will develop and coach high caliber talent, preparing future generations of leaders for promising careers. Members of The ELC will also participate in personal, academic as well as professional development training.
Academics Hosts INROADS to Help Develop Student-Athletes for Life After College
The Nova Southeastern University athletic department's office of academic services hosted speakers from INROADS on Thursday afternoon to provide student-athletes information on how to obtain valuable work opportunities to prepare for their careers after college.
Innovating Business & STEM Diversity
Innovation is the key to your organization’s future, and diversity is the foundation of innovation. Tomorrow’s leading companies and government employers are looking for diverse leaders today – and for more than four decades, they have been looking to INROADS to find them.