DiverseForce C.E.O. Report #3
Issue Date: December 6, 2023


At the core of our DiverseForce community is our BBEx Network, a collective force of 20,000+ Black and Brown professionals united in the pursuit of excellence. Our community serves as a dynamic space for building meaningful relationships, honing new skills, and unlocking opportunities for personal and professional growth. Together, we are a force for maximizing your excellence.
🎉 Congratulations, Cherelle Parker! Philadelphia's Historic Milestone

Philadelphia has made history by electing Cherelle Parker as its 100th mayor, the first woman and first Black woman to hold this esteemed position. Mayor-Elect Parker's platform will focus on restoring the "village" spirit, creating a city of opportunity for all. Congratulations on this monumental achievement!

🎥 Highlight Video:
Art, Wine + Politics
November's Art, Wine + Politics event was not just a gathering—it was a resonant call to action. Local artists, professionals, and community leaders came together to express, connect, and discuss the path toward racial equity in Philadelphia. For a glimpse of the event, check out the video below.
🎥 Highlight Video: National Apprenticeship Week Speed Coaching Fair
Transforming futures with learn-as-you-earn career opportunities! Catch a glimpse into the dynamic and powerful moments from our most recent Career Speed Coaching Fair, showcasing the immense potential of apprenticeships and other skills-first pathways.
DFOB Impact Luncheon Highlights

We recently celebrated the achievements of the DiverseForce On Boards program with an Impact & Reflections Luncheon at the P4 Hub, alongside ImpactED and UPenn. This event honored our 308 alumni and their journeys to filling 280+ board seats across the region, emphasizing the critical role of board service in community impact.

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We believe that learning is a lifelong journey. That's why we're committed to offering a diverse range of educational opportunities tailored for every stage of your career, from entry-level to the C-suite.
👏🏾 Meet our GameChangers!
We're on Session 20 of our GameChangers Accelerator, a groundbreaking tech accelerator that helps professionals and entrepreneurs unleash the power of AI to propel their careers and businesses. Last week, a Technical.ly Philly reporter joined us, getting a firsthand look at how we're empowering professionals and entrepreneurs with AI. Check out their insights in the article below.
🎓 Apply Now for DiverseForce On Boards Cohort 12

For mid-to-senior professionals of color, this program boosts personal growth, professional development, and societal impact. It also caters to employers dedicated to diversity, leadership, and community engagement. Interested in Cohort 13 or partnering? Link below.

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Explore executive roles and board placements that champion diversity and inclusion. Check out the latest opportunities in the nonprofit and social impact sectors below, brought to you by our DiverseForce Executive Search clients.
Executive Search Open Roles
Check out the open roles, powered by DiverseForce Executive Search. Our employer partners are making clear statements that their actions are aligned with their values around cultivating and empowering a diverse workforce.
DiverseForce Executive Search Placements
DiverseForce is proud to have led the executive search that placed top national talent Chris Gale as the new Executive Director at Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia. Congratulations, Chris!
DiverseForce On Boards Matches
Celebrate their wins with us! We're proud to connect our DiverseForce On Boards Alumni with our extensive network of 400+ nonprofit partners, changing the face of board leadership.