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How to Develop and Leverage Diverse Suppliers - Podcast

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Title: How to Develop and Leverage Diverse Suppliers

Length: 21 minutes
Type: Solo


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Joan Kerr

Joan Kerr joined Pacific Gas & Electric Company as Director of Supplier Diversity and Development in 2009, and brought to 24 years of leadership experience in the utility industry. At AT&T (formerly Pacific Bell and SBC), she served as Executive Director of Supplier Diversity Programs where she led the creation of a best-in-class program.

Kerr has received multiple prestigious awards and recognition. She served on the Board of Directors for numerous industry associations, including the National Minority Supplier Development Council, and the Executive Committee of the Women's Business Enterprise National Council. She is the current Chair of the Institute for Supply Management's Supplier Diversity Group. She is also the Co-Chair of WEConnect International and Procurement Committee, the National Utilities Diversity Council, and the California Utilities Diversity Council.