Arlington Heights, IL (November 10, 2016) — Scranton Gillette Communications’ Water & Wastes Digest (W&WD) and Roads & Bridges (R&B) magazines will present “Think Diversity: Successfully Incorporating DBEs and D&I Programs” as a complimentary educational webinar for their respective audiences on Thursday, December 8, 2016, at 2:00 p.m. Eastern.

A first-of-its-kind presentation, the Think Diversity webinar covers the ABCs of disadvantaged business enterprise (DBE) and “how-to” tips for implementing successful internal diversity and inclusion (D&I) programs for infrastructure industry companies.

Moderated by W&WD Editor-in-Chief Elisabeth Lisican, the webinar features presenters Regina Berry, diversity administrator for the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago; Len Becker, vice president/office leader of Tampa, HNTB; and Dr. Lisa M. Black, senior manager of diversity & inclusion at the American Society of Civil Engineers.

“Committing to a strong DBE program and the principles of fairness and opportunity for all business partners benefits us all,” says W&WD Publisher Dennis Martyka.

“Organizational D&I programs promote growth, structure, and continued success in any organization,” adds R&B Publisher Ryan Hanson. 

Intended webinar audience members include infrastructure contractors, corporate management, municipal engineers, government administrators, and public works and safety directors. Following the webinar is a Q&A session.

Registration is open now at

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