Diversity and Talent Development Fund

Charlotte Regional Business Alliance Diversity and Talent Development Fund
The Diversity and Talent Development Fund supports the Alliance’s work in promoting diversity and inclusion in the Charlotte business community and developing diverse talent as a competitive advantage for Charlotte’s economy. The desired outcome of Diversity and Talent Development Fund initiatives is to cultivate diverse membership and participation in the Charlotte Regional Business Alliance and engagement in the broader business community. The fund’s portfolio of programs includes Emerging Business Leaders, Charlotte Alliance Young Professionals and Power of Women.

Emerging Business Leaders
Emerging Business Leaders (EBL) is a talent development program designed to enhance the leadership competencies of high-potential, diverse professionals who will ultimately create competitive advantage for Charlotte’s workforce and economy. Read more >>

Alliance Young Professionals
The Alliance Young Professionals develops informational programs, networking events and civic engagement opportunities for Alliance members and non-Alliance members who are 21-39 years of age. Read more >>

Diversity Partners and International Chambers
The Charlotte Regional Business Alliance has partnered with numerous organizations in and around Charlotte, to offer their members a Diversity Partner Membership in the Alliance. These membership programs are designed to ensure that our partner organizations work closely together to build a strong future for Charlotte and provide additional opportunities to our respective members. Diversity Partners >>

Attracting and Advancing Diverse Talent in the Accounting Industry
This program outlines the current state of diversity and inclusion within accounting and related fields, and presents case studies highlighting strategies and practices from two Alliance member firms, Dixon Hughes Goodman (DHG) and EY. Read more >>