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Diane Parker For the past 20 years, Parker served as Director, Staffing, Global Diversity and Inclusion for the Associated Press (AP), where she created training, education, leadership development, onboarding, and orientation programs, and redesigned the AP's global news internship program with a key focus on diversity and inclusion. She established strategic alliances with professional industry organizations, such as the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, the National Association of Black Journalists, the Asian American Journalists Association, the Native American Journalists Association, and the Association of LGBTQ Journalists. She also partnered with the AP's News and Revenue divisions to create and enhance their diversity and inclusion initiatives. Before joining the AP, she served as a human resources manager for both Harrah's Entertainment and BJC Healthcare in the St. Louis area.