Panelists discuss the government’s role in developing the leadership potential of a diverse citizenry and the consequences of inaction for the nation’s future. Continue reading
Bruce J. Stewart currently serves as the Deputy Director Training, Compliance, and Strategic Initiatives in the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and is responsible for the coordinated implementation of the President’s Executive Order on Diversity and Inclusion.
Bruce retired as a Lt Colonel from the United States Air Force in October 2007, after 23 years of service. During his service he was attached to the Special Forces, served as a Management Engineer, and was a Computer and Communications Commander. His last assignment was as the Air National Guard’s (ANG) Director of Cultural Diversity Transformation.
Bruce has served and been involved in numerous Leadership and Diversity initiatives at the local, state, and national levels. As an adjunct professor Bruce has lectured on diversity at several leading educational institutions including MIT, University of Kansas, the Naval NCO Academy, and Harvard. He has a Bachelor of Science degree from Southern Illinois University and a Master of Science degree in Computer Science from Friends University. He has also completed course requirements for a PhD in Organizational Development. Bruce is the author of a book on diversity leadership titled, Cultural Leadership: The New Chemistry of Leading Differently. And, has a second book scheduled to publish this summer titled (working title), Diversitopia: How to Create the World We Want by Changing the Way We Think.