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53rd National Convention C O V E R A G E Delta Sigma Theta members pose with a 2017 Toyota Camry at the Toyota booth during the Exhibit Trade Show. Toyota was also a sponsor/ partner of the 53rd National Convention and participated in the Employment Engagement Opportunity Fair. PHOTO BY SHARON FARMER portunity to participate, on a personal level, with over 11,000 women at this year’s 53rd National Convention. In a roundtable fashion, we were able to create a brief but quality connection between some our brands/services and the members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated. We strongly believe the success of our company stems from having a diverse workforce with highly talented individuals. So at this year’s convention, we were able to connect and engage with over 500 women at various levels for potential employment opportunities within our company. We left the convention empowered and enlightened by the impact Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated s42 DELTA SIGMA THETA SORORITY, INC. makes in the community every day. We truly look forward to potential future partnerships with the organization.” Representative from Toyota “We received approximately 120 leads from the event when attendees sign into our Candidate Relationship Management system, mostly from our booth. They provided their name, contact information, and email address. They are flagged in our system as a person interested in Toyota...so it will allow us to stay in touch. It will also allow us to do prospective searches. We definitely felt it was worthwhile to attend. It was great exposure for Toyota to connect with so many qualified women of color.” The total economic impact for the 53rd National Convention in Las Vegas was $17.7 million. “Please continue to visit Delta Sigma Theta’s website for continued opportunities for employment engagement,” Bunkley suggests. “We are committed to continuing to strengthen our relationships with our partners and provide internship and employment opportunities for the members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.” s


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