Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Successes in Hospitality DEI Panel

March 21, 2023

The Collins College's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Committee held its first panel event for students on March 21, 2023 where industry partners discussed their professional successes as they pertain to DEI in the workplace.

Panelists included Rose Wanjohi, Region Vice President of Sysco; Salvador Falcon, Collins College Board of Advisors member and Vice President of Corporate Accounts for ECOLAB, Carmen Rad, President and Founder of CR&A Custom, Inc. and the newest member of the college's Board of Advisors; and Steve Choe, Dual General Manager of Marriott's AC and Moxy Hotels in downtown Los Angeles.

Moderated by Dr. E'Lisha Fogle, Assistant Professor and Chair of The Collins College DEI Committee, panelists dove into their years of impressive industry experience to discuss what their organizations are actively doing to promote DEI within their company while offering advice to students. They talked about why DEI is good for business and why being a diverse member of an organization is a personally positive attribute.

Watch the event recording video for more.

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