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PG&E Recognized by Astra Women’s Business Alliance
A stra Women’s Business Alliance recently recognized PG&E at its 12th annual conference, held in San Francisco. The Astra Women’s Business Alliance is the local regional partner of Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). Annually, the organization recognizes those corporations that exemplify success in doing business, at a minimum of $1.5 million with Astra certified businesses during the prior year. Astra WBE presented this year’s Done Deals™ Awards to PG&E, Apple and Robert Half International. Tanya Nixon, Senior Supplier Diversity Consultant, serves as the Vice Chairperson of the Board of Directors for Astra Women’s Business Alliance. ■
Supplier Diversity Team
S upplier Diversity would like to announce the following personnel changes. On November 1, Supplier Diversity Manager Tita Gray joined PG&E’s new Diversity and Inclusion organization. Tita leaves the Supplier Diversity team having made significant contributions to support the success of PG&E’s diversity business initiatives.
Longtime Supplier Diversity administrative staff assistant Catalina Manalang announced her retirement, effective December 31. Catalina has been a dedicated and integral member of the Supplier Diversity team, working behind the scenes to support the efforts of our group.
Tita and Catalina will be missed. We wish both of these ladies success in all their future endeavors. ■
The Supplier Diversity team is finalizing our 2009 outreach schedule. We will list a calendar of upcoming events in our next newsletter. Please visit PGE.com for a full list of outreach events serving the diverse business community.
Supplier Diversity Website Update
P G&E’s website has been redesigned and our Supplier Diversity pages offer invaluable information for you to do business with PG&E. It is requested that all vendors complete a new supplier profile form. Supplier profile forms can be accessed online at www.pge.com/b2b/purchasing/supplierdiversity/
Powered by Diversity
Check out our new Diverse Business Events Calendar page at our website. As a service to our diverse business community, PG&E’s Supplier Diversity team is pleased to present a calendar of events page. The events listed are specific to promoting business activities, such as match-making, business expos, conferences and other types of networking activities. If you wish to have your business event or activity posted, please send your request to the PG&E Supplier Diversity Team at supplierdiversityteam@pgecom. ■
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