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Innovators Response to World Events

This section provides members the chance to connect and share ideas about how they, as product development professionals, can come together and provide ideas, relief and services during times of crisis and changing “political, social” and economic times.

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  • This is great Wayne - thanks for posting!  I've registered! ------------------------------ Ernie Harris Founder Interesting Blazer Saint Petersburg FL 727-306-1880 Self-expression and self-identification is one of my professional and personal values. ...

  • Ernie, I just wrapped up a Zoom meeting with Ron Idoko, Diversity and Multicultural Programs Manager at the University of Pittsburgh.  He shared with me their powerful framework for cultivating diversity consciousness across their faculty, staff, and ...

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    As part of my personal and professional growth, I've been spending time educating myself on topics related to social equality and inclusion.  Today I thought I'd share a resource that I found about pronouns in people's email signatures. As individuals, ...

  • Thank you for the thought provoking comments and article, Ernie. We all have so much to learn and simple actions can be taken to move the needle. How might we, as innovators, develop opportunities to better engage others?   This 2013 HBR article shares ...

  • Today the news is filled with coverage of COVID-19, George Floyd, Rayshard Brooks (and many, many more).  PDMA is a place where innovators come together to learn, grow and create…at least for some.  As we moved into 2020, PDMA leadership took steps to ...

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