Professional Diversity Network (PDN) Hosts Successful Virtual Career Fair for Women’s History Month

CHICAGO, March 25, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Professional Diversity Network, Inc. (NASDAQ: IPDN) (“PDN” or the “Company”), a developer and operator of online and in-person networks that provide access to networking, training, educational, and employment opportunities for diverse individuals, today announced the return of the highly successful virtual career fair produced with the International Association of Women (“IAW”), a subsidiary fully owned by PDN, in honor of Women’s History Month.

The event, aimed at empowering women in the workforce, attracted over 1,000 registered candidates, with an impressive turnout of 600 attendees, significantly surpassing last year’s attendance.

The event showcased two distinct pavilions:

  • The Diversity Pavilion, open to candidates of all backgrounds and levels of experience, featured 19 companies.
  • The Engineering & Technology Pavilion, catering specifically to experienced candidates screened for designated roles featured 10 companies.
  • Among the prominent companies participating were Internal Revenue Service, Yamaha Motor Corporation, Acushnet, Comcast, Abbvie, and Wells Fargo.

In addition to employer-branded booths, the event provided engaging panel discussions, where women from PDN partner organizations and clients led insightful conversations on connecting with resources, navigating career challenges, and thriving in the workplace. Attendees also had the opportunity to enhance their resumes through workshops and individual reviews provided by two expert resume reviewers.

Megan Bozzuto, Chief Marketing Officer at PDN and President at IAW expressed her pride in supporting women and providing resources, tools, and connections to help them thrive, stating, “When we intentionally build programming and resources to serve women, we encourage collaboration and open the door to equal opportunities. I am thrilled to see the commitment to empowering women from these employers and partners.”

Carrie Dunham, Vice President of PDN Events, emphasized the importance of supporting women in the workplace and commended the commitment of numerous employers to hiring female talent, saying, “Supporting women in the workplace is essential, and we're thrilled to see so many employers showing up here today.”

PDN will continue its efforts to support employers and empower diverse job seekers through approximately 40 hiring events planned for this year across multiple locations, affinity groups, and demographics. For more information, please visit our website at

About Professional Diversity Network, Inc.
Professional Diversity Network, Inc. (PDN) is a developer and operator of online and in-person networks that provides access to networking, training, educational and employment opportunities for diverse professionals. Through an online platform and our relationship recruitment affinity groups, we provide our employer clients a means to identify and acquire diverse talent and assist them with their efforts to recruit diverse employees. Our mission is to utilize the collective strength of our affiliate companies, members, partners and unique proprietary platform to be the standard in business diversity recruiting, networking and professional development for women, minorities, veterans, LGBTQ+ and disabled persons globally.

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