Creating targeted affinity-based programs is an effective way to tap into under-represented and often under-utilized diverse talent. Enabling specific affinity programs allows organizations to develop strengths and address challenges that are unique to a given demographic.
This report defines successful affinity-based leadership development programs professionals can take advantage of to further their success within their company. The programs can be either internally driven by the organization or externally driven through associations or leadership development suppliers who specialize in the affinity for a cross-industry experience. The dimensions of diversity covered include Women, Black, Hispanic, Asian and Multicultural, LGBT and Disability programs.