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by Ted Konnerth

Diversity: "the condition of having or being composed of differing elements: variety; especially: the inclusion of different types of people".

For 9 consecutive years we reviewed the number of women attendees at the National NAED conference as a small viewpoint into how the industry is changing. Albeit this is not the most scientific survey, but the results regularly confirmed the obvious; we remain a male-dominated industry. After 9 years and little to no change, the survey lost luster and became basically an annual dust-up on either the effectiveness of the conference management, or the inability of the industry to hire and promote women into levels of impact sufficient enough to invite to a gathering of top customers ...

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Prudence Thompson
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Prudence Thompson is an executive recruiter who works exclusively in electrical distribution and has been helping great candidates and companies grow since 1999.

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