Office of Diversity Programs

Celebration of Diversity Distinguished Lecture Series
2010-2011 Corporate Sponsors

OldNational  At Old National Bank, it is our intent to create a work environment where our associates can excel and to continue to exceed the expectations of our clients and communities. As we offer current programs and develop new initiatives, our desire is to strengthen diversity through awareness, education, development and community partnerships.
IPL

A cornerstone of IPL's culture is respect for every individual regardless of race, gender, nationality, religion, disability or any other cultural factor. At IPL, diversity is valued through numerous programs which position the Company as an employer of choice, a business partner of choice and a good corporate citizen.

Citizens Citizens Energy Group believes its success depends on diversity in the workforce, business partners and community. We value the contributions of each individual and we treat each employee and customer with courtesy and respect.
Lilly Diversity is important to Lilly and to the patients we serve. Strengthening diversity within our company is something we value. It's also indisputably good for business, particularly as our patient populations grow increasingly diverse. Diversity fosters creativity. Creativity drives innovation. Innovation leads to better patient outcomes and, along with it, enhanced business success.
 Kroger The Kroger Co. has been serving local communities for 128 years. The Kroger Central Division has 140 food stores, 116 pharmacies and 67 fuel centers operating under four banners; Kroger, Scott's, Owen's and Pay Less, with locations primarily in Indiana and Illinois, in addition to five stores in Missouri, one in Michigan and one in Ohio. Kroger Central Division is dedicated to supporting every local community it serves, contributing more than $13.3 million in 2010 to local organizations, primarily focusing on hunger relief, K-12 education, health causes and diversity. The Kroger Co. was recently named number one in a Chronicle of Philanthropy listing detailed in Forbes Magazine that recognizes American companies that give back the most. At Kroger we value:  honesty, respect, inclusion, diversity, safety and integrity.
citylogo The City of Indianapolis believes we must continue to celebrate the ties that bind us together as a community and the differences that make us unique. To this end, the Office of the Mayor supports departments in International & Cultural Affairs, Minority and Women Business Development, as well as the Mayor's Advisory Council on Disabilities and the Race Relations Leadership Network. The Office of the Mayor also sponsors the annual Celebration of Diversity Awards, which recognize businesses and organizations that encourage, embrace, and celebrate differences that foster a better place in which to live, work, and raise a family.
Radio1

Radio One, Inc. is one of the nation's largest radio broadcasting companies and the largest radio broadcasting company that primarily targets African-American and urban listeners. Radio One has generously supported Butler's Celebration of Diversity Distinguished Lecture Series for more than eight years.

AnthemLogo WellPoint seeks out partnerships that support and embrace the rich diversity of our culture. We are developing culturally appropriate health care information, plans and services to reach our increasingly diverse communities. We continually pursue meaningful opportunities to contribute to the economic, cultural and educational vitality of our communities. 
Columbia Club 100 The Columbia Club is the premiere private city club in Indianapolis and is located in the heart of downtown on Monument Circle. Established in 1889, the non-profit Columbia Club provides opportunities for business networking and social connections among its diverse membership. Columbia Club members have a rich heritage and distinguished record of leadership in the social, political, governmental, cultural and commercial development of Indiana.