DIVERSANT’s unofficial motto is “lift as you climb.” We strive to share our knowledge, abilities, and success with others in accordance with our values, principles, and beliefs.
As a company, DIVERSANT is actively mentoring other Minority-owned Business Enterprises (MBEs); sharing our experiences and best practices so that they might strive and prosper. We also work with our Fortune 500 clients and U.S. Government representatives to promote STEM education, diversity, and job creation. DIVERSANT employees volunteer their time and resources to support charities and organizations that reflect our core values.
New York & New Jersey Minority Supplier Development Council
Gene Waddy, CEO, serves as the Chair of the Minority Business Enterprise Input Committee (MBEIC). The MBEIC is a collective of minority business owners, whose mission is to help New York & New Jersey council-certified minority owned businesses grow and expand by providing counsel and specific program recommendations to The Council.
Charlotte Chamber of Commerce
Gene Waddy, CEO, is an active Board Member with the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce, which focuses on creating competitive advantage by growing the economy, advocating pro-business public policies, and delivering innovative programs and services.
New Jersey Tech Council
Gene Waddy, CEO, is an active Board Member with the New Jersey Tech Council, which is an organization that provides business development, education, networking and recognition opportunities as well as advocacy for the state and region’s technology businesses.
National Minority Supplier Development Council and regional affiliates
The National Minority Supplier Development Council advances business opportunities for certified minority business enterprises and connects them to corporate members.
New Jersey Greater Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
The mission of the SHCC-NJ is to promote the continued growth and development of New Jersey business while upholding the highest standards of conduct and excellence.
PACE (Program for Acceleration in Careers of Engineering) Monmouth
The Program for Acceleration in Careers of Engineering, is a science and engineering awareness program in which professionals volunteer their time to work with local minority high school students to help prepare them for technical careers. We provide mathematics instruction, engineering orientation, college preparation, leadership development and cultural awareness.
Harlem Business Alliance
HBA serves as an advocate for the preservation and retention of Harlem’s business community. The Harlem Business Alliance was founded in 1980 by a group of prominent Harlem business leaders who recognized the void that had resulted from years of disinvestment and abandonment in Harlem and the critical need to mobilize the existing businesses and organizations to come together as a collective voice. Incorporated in 1990 as a class 402 501(c)(3) corporation, HBA has worked diligently to establish Harlem as an economically self-sustaining community.
Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (CBCF) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan public policy, research and educational institute that aims to help improve the socioeconomic circumstances of African Americans and other underserved communities.
Marion P. Thomas Charter School Foundation
The Marion P. Thomas Charter School Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides scholarships for MPTCS alumni attending private, tuition based high schools, colleges and universities. The foundation seeks support from individuals and corporations who are interested in supporting public education and helping Newark students excel. Since its inception, the Foundation has awarded more than $150,000 in scholarships to MPTCS alumni.
Black Data Processing Associations
BDPA is an international organization with a diverse membership of professionals and students at all levels in the fields of information technology, computer science and related S.T.E.M fields. Members are actively engaged in serving the community through outreach and charting the future of the IT industry.