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    February Chapter Event - Tameka Taylor

    Date: February 15, 2012, 11:30am – 1:00pm
    Employment Source
    1260 Monroe Street
    New Philadelphia, OH 44663
    Conf. Room A
    $15.00 per person
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    We are excited to announce that Tameka Taylor, Ph.D. will be speaking on the topic of "Generational Differences". 

    Tameka is a partner and consultant of Compass Consulting Services, LLC located in Cleveland, Ohio.  Prior to this venture, she worked at The Diversity Center of Northeast Ohio (formerly NCCJ) where she served the organization for 14 years and for the last several years as Vice President & Director of Leadership Development.  

    She earned her undergraduate degree from Baldwin-Wallace College, her Masters Degrees from Bowling Green State University, and her Ph.D. from Kent State University.  Prior to joining the staff at The Diversity Center, Dr. Taylor worked at a number of colleges and universities in various capacities.  These schools include Baldwin-Wallace College, Bowling Green University and Mount Union College.  
    During her time at The Diversity Center, she facilitated discussions on diversity issues (race, religion, socioeconomics and physical ability) for both youth and adults.  Other areas of her expertise are communication, team building, anti-bullying, facilitation skills and conflict management.  She built the In-school programming and Professional Development for the organization.  Most recently, Dr. Taylor ran the LeadDIVERSITY program.  She oversaw all of the Program initiatives for The Diversity Center.  She helped to start the Middle School program and launched the LeadDIVERSITY Alumni Association. Dr. Taylor also counsels students and families at a local high school through the Shaker Youth Center.  In addition, she has also taught graduate level courses at Kent State University and Walsh University. 

    Currently, Tameka is involved in several community related diversity committees, organizations, and initiatives.  Tameka is involved with and has served on an ad-hoc committee for the Diversity Professionals Group for the Commission on Economic Inclusion.  Tameka is active on the Health Equity Consortium.   Additionally, she is a Young Scholars Program Mentor.  Since becoming an entrepreneur she has gotten involved in COSE as a MindSpring expert in diversity, conflict management, and leadership and Northern Ohio Minority Supplier Diversity Council.  Tameka is a graduate of the 2010 Emerging Entrepreneur Program through The President’s Council. Additionally, she is a Diversity Leadership Team Mentor.  She serves on the following boards:  Friendly Inn Settlement and WomenSafe, Inc.

    Dr. Taylor has received many awards including: Kaleidoscope Magazine Forty/Forty Club Inductee; Legacy Plaza Dedication Honoree, Girl Scouts of Northeast Ohio; President’s Distinguished Service Award, Bowling Green State University.  Recently she was inducted as a lifetime member into the 2010-2011 Edition of the Cambridge Who’s Who Registry of Executives, Professionals and Entrepreneurs.