When I began my Ph.D. in astronomy in 2003, I thought discussions about diversity and inclusion were about me. Me, as in, the all-too-rare Black woman in physics and astronomy. I wrote about what it meant in my application for a prestigious graduate research fellowship from the National Science Foundation (NSF). When I was the …
How to Embrace Diversity and Inclusion as a Leader
Diversity and inclusion do more than just impress your customers and stakeholders. Research reveals diverse and inclusive companies are positioned to set clear corporate values, increase revenue, and promote employee innovation. If your company takes D&I seriously, the rewards will be well worth the effort.
Inclusion & Diversity, Why It Matters To Techstars
Our journey to fill the role of VP of I&D at Techstars has taken a number of years, but some of the most enlightening moments came from interviewing the fantastic dozen or so finalists we lined up for the position. One of those moments came in a discussion of the importance of inclusion in any …
Enhancing the Diversity of the Public Health Workforce: Why Diversity, Inclusion and Competencies
The Region V Public Health Training Center and the National Council for Behavioral Health, is hosting a webinar on October 23.
Why diversity, inclusion, and equity matter for nonprofits
The National Council of Nonprofits stands with others in denouncing racism, bigotry, and intolerance. Yet taking a "stand" is not enough. We, along with many other charitable nonprofits, are traveling a journey to identify how to build the core values of diversity, inclusion, and equity into all our nonprofit’s operations, as well as model those values as we advance our mission.
Podcast: How Diversity and Inclusion Create a 'Sense of Belonging'
For Monica Sylvain, chief diversity officer at Louisiana-based IberiaBank, a focus on diversity, equity and inclusion starts with building community.
Why Inclusion & Diversity at Techstars? Because There Are More Than Four Shades of Brown
by Jason Thompson, VP of Inclusion & Diversity at Techstars
New study points to why so many more women develop lupus than men
Dozens of genes have been associated with lupus, but in a new study, researchers focused on the overexpression of the gene Tlr7, which sits on the X chromosome.
What makes us sleepy? A new UT Southwestern study points to the answer
Anyone who has pulled an all-nighter knows the feeling: drooping eyelids, fuzzy thinking and an overwhelming inability to ignore the siren call of...
3 Tips to Inspire Workplace Diversity and Inclusion
Faced with a looming talent shortage, companies must make every effort to create the most attractive corporate culture in which employees of every perspective and persuasion feel welcome and valued Posted: April 22, 2019 Dori Salisbury, SVP, Customer Success, Compeat Creating a more culturally and gender-diverse workplace has been proven by McKinsey , Gallup , and numerous companies around the world to improve business success. Still…
Google Search Rankings Study Points to New Trends, Factors
Google search ranking factors no longer apply universally but must be analyzed on an industry-specific basis, says Searchmetrics in releasing its latest annual search rankings study [download page]. Still, it’s important to understand overall trends and general rankings factors, with this year’s final industry-wide edition indicating that “the most important ranking factor is content that… Read More »
How Diversity and Inclusion Drives Employee Engagement
But when companies make diversity a woman or underrepresented class problem, that is when failure ensues Diversity and Inclusion is a business issue and it must be treated as such. It is linked to Employee Engagement. In fact, diversity and inclusion drive employee engagement Let’s look at some data points. The Numbers Have ItGender-diverse companies are 21% more likely to experience above-average profitability and 27% more…
Creating a Diversity and Inclusion Plan: Tips from the CBA’s Diversity & Inclusion Summit
I recently had the pleasure of attending the Connecticut Bar Association's Diversity and Inclusion Summit, hosted at Quinnipiac University School of Law. The event was an entire day dedicated to ways…...
Why Diversity and Inclusion Matter
A statistical business case summarizing the benefits of diversity and inclusion in the workplace, globally.
Diversity and Inclusion: How To Navigate Conversations About Diversity And Inclusion in Tech
I’m sure you’re aware of the talk and debate around the topic of diversity and inclusion. Maybe it’s left you feeling frustrated, tired, or downright apathet...
Diversity and Inclusion 101
5 critical vocab words to know By Farah Mahesri, co-founder Quantum Impact We all love jargon The diversity and inclusion (D&I) field is much like development because it loves its jargon and acronyms. And in D&I these seem even more intimidating because we’re all so afraid of
A new study on how men and women react to pain differently missed some important points
How women are treated by doctors when sharing their pain is as important as the pain itself.
Wife of Limo Driver in Upstate New York Crash Says He Had Concerns About Company Vehicles
Prestige Limousine has been criticized for maintaining vehicles with violations
How To Recruit For Diversity and Boost Inclusion
Developing a strategy to recruit for diversity and boost inclusion should be a priority for every organization. This video has actionable tis on where to start.