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Designer Brands Earns National Recognition for Progress in Diversity Thanks to Employee-led Efforts

Designer Brands' Recognized for Perfect Score on Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index and Forbes' Best Employers for Diversity

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Meet Robin Baker: DSW’s Senior Buyer, Children’s Footwear

Differentiated products are key at DSW, and since adding kids’ footwear the assortment, senior buyer of children’s footwear Robin Baker has applied her understanding of the customer’s needs to meet the expectations of DSW’s littlest shoppers.

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Meet Julie Eckert: Senior Manager, Product Services and Marketing Operations at DSW

Julie Eckert juggles dozens of details every day as senior manager of product services and marketing operations for DSW. She joined the company in April 2011 as a product photographer, and today she manages the photo studio, as well as the marketing operations team, which includes traffic and print production. Learn about Julie, her unique job and how her personal passion led to a great career.

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MySole’s Passion Drives Results for the African American Male Wellness Initiative

Designer Brands’ MySole business resource group has an important mission: To build an awareness of the uniqueness of black culture to attract, educate and include diversity among associates, leaders, and customers. Jeff Girard, SVP Distribution and Logistics for Designer Brands, serves as the executive sponsor to this incredibly talented, passionate group of associates, and shares their story.

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Designer Brands Recognized for Commitment to Women in Leadership

Designer Brands Recognized for Commitment to Women in Leadership: 2020 Women on Boards Names DBI “Winning W Company” and Forbes Ranks DSW 27th on its 2019 Best Employers for Women List

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