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Designer Brands MySELF Business Resource Group Empowers Associates and Supports LGBTQ+ Community

Designer Brands recognizes the importance of supporting its associate communities internally, in our hometown of Columbus, Ohio, and beyond. MySELF, DSW’s first Business Resource Group, has actively supported the LGBTQ+ community since its grassroots creation. It’s one of the most vibrant and active BRGs the company and counts many allies in its ranks. This year, the company is celebrating Pride all week culminating in the Columbus Pride parade on June 15, and the NYC Pride March June 30.

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DSW Lights Up CBUS Retail Re-Thought 2019

Leaders from DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse recently presented at CBUS Retail’s Retail Re-Thought Conference in the brand’s hometown – and Midwest retail hub – of Columbus, Ohio.

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DSW's Bookmyer Qualifies for Olympic Trials

DSW's Molly Bookmyer explains how setbacks -- and her DSW family -- have fueled her Olympic dreams.

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Pay Inequality: How to make more money and reach higher levels

Karen Cho, Vice President Human Resources, Designer Brands, discusses how women can ensure that they are getting the raises they deserve, and earn the promotions to the C-suite that their male counterparts continue to dominate. She shares three things women can do to raise their profiles at work, reach new levels, and earn significantly higher salaries over time.

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DSW’s MySOLE Business Resource Group Engages and Empowers Associates

Designer Brands recognizes the importance of reaching and supporting specific communities and audiences inside our organization and in our hometown of Columbus, Ohio. One way we accomplish this is through our business resource groups, or BRGs. These groups of associates often have common interests or backgrounds, from being working parents and caregivers, to being members of the LGBTQ community, to being new professionals. These BRGs not only bring value to associates, they often contribute key business insights to the larger enterprise. MySOLE, which focuses on engaging with African and African American communities, made big strides in 2018. Here we celebrate some of their wins!

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