DELL LEADERSHIP DISCUSS CONSUMER, DIVERSITY AND TECHNOLOGY TRAINING INITIATIVES AT NATIONAL COUNCIL...

DELL LEADERSHIP DISCUSS CONSUMER, DIVERSITY AND TECHNOLOGY TRAINING INITIATIVES AT NATIONAL COUNCIL OF LA RAZA CONFERENCE



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ADVISORY…for Saturday-Wednesday (July 20-24) La Raza Conference

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WHAT:

Dell will be participating in the 2002 National Council of La Raza Conference to be held in Miami, Fla.

Thurmond Woodard, vice president, Global Diversity, and Bert Quintana, vice president, Consumer Solutions Center, will be in Miami to discuss Dell’s Consumer strategy, Dell’s Marketplace and Workforce Diversity initiative, community outreach, and recruiting and supplier diversity efforts. Depending on your topic of interest and availability, 1×1 interviews can be set up.

WHO:

Thurmond Woodard, Dell vice president, Global Diversity Bert Quintana, Dell vice president, Consumer Solutions Center

WHERE:

Miami Beach Convention Center

1901 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach, Fla.

Fontainebleau Hilton

Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, Fla.

To preregister for the conference, contact Lisa Naverrete at lnavarrete@nclr.org or 202/785-1670.

WHEN:

Conference: Saturday, July 20 – Wednesday, July 24, 2002

Dell executives available Sunday, July 21 – Wednesday, July 24, 2002. See Dell schedule below.

Sunday, July 21, 2002

Miami Beach Convention Center

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Product Demonstrations 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Booth No. 823

Drop by Dell’s booth and see first-hand demonstrations of Dell’s award-winning products.

— Workstations: Workstation 340, with dual flat-panel monitors

— Desktop computers: OptiPlex(tm) GX260, Dimension(tm) 8200

— Notebook computers: Latitude(tm) C400, C610 and C840 notebooks with integrated TrueMobile wireless cards; Inspiron(tm) 100N and 8200

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Media Interviews By appointment only. Call Jennifer Jones

512/723-3091 or cell 512/413-5776

Dell executives available to talk about Dell’s Consumer strategy, Dell’s Marketplace and Workforce Diversity initiative, community outreach, and recruiting and supplier diversity efforts.

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Panel Discussion: “Emerging Latino Communities: Changing Demographics in the Southeast”

2:30-4:00 p.m. Second Level D234

Moderator: Lynda Barros, creator and director, Emerging Latino Communities Initiative, La Raza

Panelists:

Bert Quintana, Dell vice president, Consumer Solution Center

Ben Figueras, President and a founder of the Asociacion de Hispanos Unidos

Gyla Gonzalez, radio program host “Latin Beat”

Gilda Rubio-Festa, division director, Academic & Adult ESL programs, Central Piedmont Community College

Description: Panelists will discuss demographic changes in their communities and the impact. Bert’s remarks will concentrate on community outreach and highlight Dell programs preparing Hispanics in the Nashville area for success in the technology economy. (Dell employs more than 2,500 people on Middle Tennessee)

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Monday, July 22 – Tuesday, July 23, 2002

Miami Beach Convention Center – or –

Fontainebleau Hilton

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Product Demonstrations 10:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Booth No. 823

Drop by Dell’s booth and see first-hand demonstrations of Dell’s award-winning products.

— Workstations: Workstation 340, with dual flat-panel monitors

— Desktop computers: OptiPlex(tm) GX260, Dimension(tm) 8200

— Notebook computers: Latitude(tm) C400, C610 and C840 notebooks with integrated TrueMobile wireless cards; Inspiron(tm) 100N and 8200

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Media Interviews By appointment only. Call Jennifer Jones

512/723-3091 or cell 512/413-5776

Dell executives available to talk about Dell’s Consumer strategy, Dell’s Marketplace and Workforce Diversity initiative, community outreach, and recruiting and supplier diversity efforts.

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Wednesday, July 24, 2002

Miami Beach Convention Center

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Media Interviews By appointment only. Call Jennifer Jones

512/723-3091 or cell 512/413-5776

Dell executives available to talk about Dell’s Consumer strategy, Dell’s Marketplace and Workforce Diversity initiative, community outreach, and recruiting and supplier diversity efforts.

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“Austin” luncheon, Sponsored by Dell (2003 Conference to be held in Austin — Dell’s hometown) 1:00-3:00 p.m. Street Level Convention Center Hall D

— Austin Mayor Gus Garcia keynote

— Bert Quintana, Dell vice president, Consumer Solution Center, greet guests

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–30–bd/sa*

CONTACT:

Dell Global Diversity, Austin

Jennifer Jones, 512/723-3091 or cell 512/413-5776

DELL LEADERSHIP DISCUSS CONSUMER, DIVERSITY AND TECHNOLOGY TRAINING INITIATIVES AT NATIONAL COUNCIL OF LA RAZA CONFERENCE