Bluegrass SHRM Definition of Diversity - Diversity reflects our commitment as HR professionals and as individuals to embrace and apply the wealth of backgrounds, nationalities, cultures, experiences and viewpoints of our members, business partners and professional acquaintances in pursuit of organizational growth, business success and fulfillment of individual potential.

Bluegrass SHRM Diversity Mission Statement  - We will respect and value our members' individual differences. As we continue to grow and develop, we will fully utilize the talents of every member who wishes to participate in the Bluegrass Chapter of SHRM. As an organization and as individuals, we embrace this opportunity and the responsibility to make it happen.

Diversity News

Diversity & Inclusion Committee Members Needed!

If you are a BGSHRM member and you want to make a difference and impact our community in a positive way, here is your opportunity.  We are looking for volunteers for the Diversity & Inclusion Committee.  The focus will be:

  • Educating our members through content in our quarterly newsletter, The BGSHRM Gazette and dynamic speakers.
  • Planning our first Diversity & Inclusion conference, which will be held in 2020.
  • New ideas are welcome!

If you think you would be interested, or would just like more information please email

 Resource  Link
Equal Employment
Department of Labor     
Employment Solutions
Kentucky Commission on Human Rights
Lexington Fayette Urban County Human Rights Commission
Lexington Public Library
Workforce Investment Act
Diverse Workforce Requires Balanced HR Leadership
Why a diverse workplace matters
Do You Need to Worry About Workforce Diversity?
The Top 10 Economic Facts of Diversity in the Workplace

For questions about diversity initiatives, please contact

National SHRM has goals and objectives for chapters to follow. To learn more about SHRM's diversity initiatives or to utilize their Diversity resources, click here.

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