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African-American Employee BRG

We aim to support UT Southwestern’s mission by creating a positive and inclusive environment facilitating personal growth, institutional advancement, health and wellness.

Our Impact

  • Professional development through mentoring programs and educational sessions
  • Networking opportunities through social events
  • Community volunteer opportunities to make a difference in the community
  • Learn about key national American leaders through annual signature events
  • Recruitment and career opportunities

Our Vision

The African-American Employee Business Resource Group (BRG) endeavors to embrace a diverse culture of care, trust, integrity, and inclusion for employees. We support UT Southwestern’s mission by creating a positive and inclusive environment facilitating personal growth, institutional advancement, health, and wellness.

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Our Leadership

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Valla Wilson

Executive Sponsor

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Gabrielle Hawthorne

Chair

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LaTonya Rosales

Co-Chair

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Our Committee Leads

  • Events
    Virginia Valentin
    LaTonya Rosales

  • Communications & Marketing
    Cheryl White
    Keshon Henderson

  • Professional Development
    Joshua Franklin
    Iran Smith

  • BRG Mentorship Program
    Chanel Smith

“Justice is the state that exists when there is equity, balance, and harmony in relationships and in society. Injustice is the state that exists when unjust people do violence to peace and shalom and create inequity, imbalance, and dissonance.”

Ken Wytsma