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Diversity Education Series
This program is sponsored by the Office of Minority and Women Inclusion and the Washington chapter of the Chairmanís Advisory Council in connection with nationally recognized observances. Some of these include National Black Heritage, Asian-Pacific American Heritage, Martin Luther King, Women's History, Hispanic Heritage, Disability Employment Awareness, Indian Heritage and Veteran's Day. The programs are designed to informally educate FDIC employees about a wide range of diversity-related issues.
Chairman's Diversity Advisory Councils
The mission of the Chairman's Diversity Advisory Council (CDAC) is to promote and support an inclusive, diverse environment that provides all employees the opportunity to work to their full potential. Through education, the Council shall strive to break down barriers and increase awareness of the differences and strengths of all employees. The council shall also be a means through which employees may communicate to management diversity concerns and issues. In addition, the Council provides input to the Director of OMWI on any recommendations for changes in Corporation policies and procedures that foster the diversity objectives.
What is Mentoring?
Mentoring is defined as an active and sincere effort designed to develop the full potential of an individual through the sharing of knowledge, skills and organizational insight.
FDIC Mentoring Program Goals
The teacher, coach, guide, and communicator.
What is a Mentoree?
The driver, learner, evaluator, and communicator.
What is the Mentoring Relationship?
A partnership for the future!
Questions, Comments, and Responses System
The QCR (Questions, Comments, and Responses) System enables all employees, regardless of job position or geographic location to submit confidential questions and comments to the Corporation. Some of the topics that are open for discussion are:
Questions will be researched and responses will be posted along with the original question. Comments not requiring responses are posted for others to view. Anyone in the Corporation can view all of the posted questions, responses, or comments and everything is strictly confidential.
Employee Affinity Groups as defined in Circular 2710.10 is an organization, other than a labor union, which is open to and comprised entirely of current FDIC employees who share an interest in a particular diversity concern. The affinity policy provides clear, easy-to-follow guidance on setting up an affinity group. Group members are asked to present a proposal of what they want to do, their business reasons for establishing the group, and their bylaws and other guidance.
|Last Updated 02/09/2011||OMWI@fdic.gov|