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.
The Rules of the Diversity and Inclusion Racket
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 …
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
Why is diversity in research important?
Learn about how important it is for minorities to participate in research. Video courtesy of Northwestern University Alzheimer's Disease Center.
What Companies Are Doing to Promote Diversity Internally
Amid calls for a more inclusive advertising industry, here's how some companies are effectively promoting diversity within their workforces.
Discovering what shapes language diversity
A team of international researchers, led by Colorado State University's Michael Gavin, have taken a first step in answering fundamental questions about human diversity.
Why A CEO’s Success Might Depend On Their Experience Of Board Diversity
How well a new CEO does might depend on what their previous company looked like.
Diversity All Around Us But Not at the Top
Last week I chatted about my recent interview on a new podcast featuring thought leaders in the government and nonprofit sectors. The podca...
Why diversity in nonprofits is vital
There must be diversity among nonprofit board members and staff because it ensures fair representation in decision making, and helps an organization build strong community ties, writes PACE Center for Girls Executive Director Kelly Otte. Diversity extends beyond race and gender, she writes, and should include people from different age groups and with different skills.
School Tip: Celebrating Diversity
The Maryland State Board of Education is reviewing the long-term suspensions and expulsions guidelines to assure implementation is consistent across the state. The focus is on the timelines and educational services provided to students expelled or placed on long term suspension MSEA was invited to participate in the final panel presentation in December along with the Baltimore Teachers Union, 2011 National Teacher of the Year Michelle…
New research points to better way to treat depression
Scientists on the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have discovered a new target for treating major depressive disorder, a disease that affects more than 16 million American adults.
OMNIKAL Names LBA as Top Small Diversity Business
GREENVILLE, NC (PRWEB) May 17, 2018 LBA Group, Inc. (LBA) announced the company is named on OMNIKAL’s national OMNI500 Top Small Diversity Businesses List. LBA’s Founder and CEO, Lawrence Behr wa
This is what diversity is like at trash startup Rubicon
It's rare to see a tech company report higher than a ten percent black employee population, but that's what Atlanta-based Rubicon Global just did. The trash..
Why Youth Diversity Matters
Learn more about the challenges and opportunities of junior nonprofit boards.
Wyndham Worldwide Named to DiversityInc's Top 50 Companies for Diversity for Third Year
PARSIPPANY, N.J., April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Recognized for the recruitment, professional development, and...
Women and gender diversity on Wikimedia: our top stories
Thanks to our contributors We are very grateful to everyone who made this special series possible Together, we featured a diverse collection of insightful stories, which introduced us to some amazing women — and helped surface promising ideas for encouraging more gender diversity in our projects. We hope you learned as much from this exploration as we did And our deepest thanks go to all the…