Global View Communications is the industry-leading diversity and inclusion business strategy firm.


What is Diversity and Inclusion Professionals?

Diversity & Inclusion Professionals (DAIP) is an organization that provides continuous learning, networking, camaraderie and immediate access to experienced professionals impacting the evolving field of diversity and inclusion. DAIP is located in RI and founded in 2009 as the outgrowth of an informal network of RI diversity practitioners.

DAIP’s Mission Is To:

  • Build the knowledge and skills of diversity practitioners
  • Provide a forum for diversity professionals to collaborate and share resources and best practices
  • Serve as a forum for educating/informing people and organizations regarding diversity/inclusion
  • Serve as resource regarding diversity/inclusion
  • Create a professional network for advancing diversity/inclusion in the public and private sectors

Interested In Becoming A Member?

As a DAIP member you will receive invitations to all DAIP events and will be able to provide input regarding program content. DAIP programs/events will include variations on the following formats and content:

  • Member Roundtable – facilitated topic driven member discussions
  • Guest Speaker /Panel Discussions – engaging, and relevant topics of current interest
  • Access to Members – for ongoing communication and information exchange via LinkedIn and other social media.

Individuals employed by the public, private, and academic sectors are encouraged to get involved.
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Current partnerships:

    • Amica Mutual Insurance Company
    • Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island
    • Blue Cross & Blue Shield of MA
    • Brown University
    • Bryant University
    • City of Providence
    • Gilbane Building Company
    • Global View Communications
    • Greater New England Minority Supplier Development Council (GNEMSDC)
    • Neighborhood Health Plan of RI
    • Pawtucket Credit Union
    • Raytheon
    • Rhode Island Department of Administration
    • Rhode Island School of Design
    • Roger Williams University
    • Roger Williams University School of Law
    • Textron, Inc
    • Tufts Health Plan
    • University of Rhode Island

Get to know our board members:

    • Linda Newton – Newton & Newton LLC
    • Greg Almieda – Founder & CEO, Global View Communications, Inc.
    • Tracy Barac – Account Director, Global View Communications, Inc.
    • Bobby Rodriguez – VP & Chief Diversity Officer, BCBS RI
    • Rafael Zapata – Associate Vice President & Chief Diversity Officer, Providence College
    • Ramona Nasir – Manager of Employment, Amica