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Minority Business

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Disney Leaders Yvonne Chang and Eugene Campbell Finalists for Don Quijote Awards -

Orlando, Fla., Nov. 9, 2011 – Two Disney leaders were named finalists for the 14th Annual Don Quijote Awards, a program that recognizes “business excellence, dedication to serve the community and outstanding professionalism among Central Florida’s Hispanic community.” Yvonne Chang, director of Operations Integration for Disney Vacation Club, was named one of three finalists for …

Workplaces -

At Disney, we seek to foster safe, respectful, and inclusive workplaces wherever we do business. This commitment applies not only to the more than 166,000 Disney employees, but also to the thousands of people creating Disney-branded products around the world.  We also hold high expectations for quality and ethics from those who supply us with …

Meet Our Team -

Belinda Frazier Manager, Minority Business Development Walt Disney World Parks and Resorts Lake Buena Vista, Fla.                Belinda Frazier is the Manager for Walt Disney World’s Minority Business Development.  Through this, she provides leadership for the development of partnerships to increase company value.  Her responsibilities as team leader include increasing supplier diversity and developing partnerships …

Our Business Partners -

Supplier Diversity Partners Florida Minority Supplier Development Council National Association of Women Business Owners National Minority Supplier Development Council U.S. Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce Women Business Enterprise National Council Community Partners National Entrepreneur Center African American Chamber of Commerce of Central Florida Asian American Chamber of Commerce of Central Florida Black Business Investment …

Executive Commitment -

At Disney, we’re committed to appealing to broad audiences and reflecting the diversity and multiculturalism of the world in which we live. We believe that diversity of content, our workforce and our supplier base is integral for the growth and viability of the Company because it keeps us relevant and leads to a richness of …

Supplier Diversity -

Here at Walt Disney Parks & Resorts, Supplier Diversity works to uphold our diverse supplier base.  Our team identifies the best suppliers to add value to the Disney brand and connects them with the current needs and appropriate business segments of Walt Disney World.  In doing so, we help create partnerships with hundreds of minority-owned …

Disney Cast Members Among HENAAC’s 23rd Annual Top STEM Professional Award Winners and Annual Luminaries -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., August 25 – Great Minds in STEM™(GMiS) announced two Disney Cast Members among the 23rd Annual HENAAC Award Winners in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematic. Ivan R. Diaz, director of Parks Development & Integration, received this year’s Chairman’s Award. GMiS named Manuel (Manny) Dumas, manager of Engineering Services at Downtown Disney, …

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Longtime Detroit Lion Robert Porcher III, Writer-Educator Nikki Giovanni among Those to be honored at Annual MEAC/SWAC Challenge Legends Reception -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., August 23, 2011 – Three former NFL Pro Bowl players lead a group of five honorees who will be recognized at the MEAC/SWAC Challenge Legends Reception at Disney’s Contemporary Hotel, near Orlando, Fla., on Saturday, Sept. 3, at 5 p.m. ET. The evening will honor long-time Detroit Lion Robert Porcher III …

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Spotlight on PVAMU Alumnus and Disney Executive Andre M. Hale -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Aug. 18, 2011 – In anticipation of the 7th annual MEAC/SWAC Challenge presented by Disney, Walt Disney World Minority Business Development stopped by the office of Andre Hale, director of Accounts Payable at Disney Worldwide Shared Services, for a brief conversation about the upcoming game. Scheduled for Labor Day Weekend, Bethune-Cookman …

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The National Women Business Owners Corporation Honors WDW Resort’s Supplier Diversity Excellence -

Lake Forrest, Fla., July 5, 2011 – The National Women Business Owners Corporation (NWBOC) honors July, 2011 Supplier Diversity Managers of the Month, Matt Thursman and Mary Lynn Netzel of The Walt Disney World® Resort in Orlando, FL. The NWBOC honors individuals in the supplier diversity field who go above and beyond to see that …

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