March 25, 2020

With schools around the country being shut down, businesses closing, major sporting and other public events being cancelled and massive shortages of toilet paper (of all things…), it's hard for most of us to focus on anything bud the pandemic. So, we thought we'...

March 11, 2020

The theme of this year’s IWD was #EachforEqual, which promotes “collective individualism,” encouraging people around the world to collectively make a conscious effort to ensure their actions, conversations, behaviors and mindsets have an impact on broader society. We h...

March 2, 2020

Recent research suggests that a new theory might better explain the lack of women in top roles than either the glass ceiling or the pipeline arguments.

February 19, 2020

For centuries, traditionally marginalized and underrepresented groups and their allies have been clamoring for greater rights, representation and support. But despite significant progress, particularly in recent decades, it's undeniable that disparities remain: dispari...

February 14, 2020

If you ask someone directly about their biases toward women, minorities, certain religious groups, etc., you're likely to hear something like: "I don't have any biases against anyone!" This type of response may reflect someone's fear of exposing b...

February 5, 2020

The U.S. Constitution does not prohibit sex discrimination! That’s right. Men and women are not required to be treated equally. The Equal Rights Amendment was first passed by Congress in 1972 but only ever ratified by 37 states. How can that be? We are in 2020 – nearly...

January 29, 2020

The most successful inclusion strategies are consistent, comprehensive, accountable and sustainable. Every CEO wants to see where company-wide initiatives impact the bottom line, which is why it is increasingly important to create inclusion programs that have a meaning...

January 22, 2020

Despite decades of progress, women continue to lag behind men in representation in numerous industries as well as high-level and leadership positions in general, across most industries. This representation gap is most prominent, of course, in high-profile areas, becaus...

January 16, 2020

For many, Barbie dolls are the antithesis of women's empowerment. The buxom, beautiful blonde doll created a model for millions of younger girls as to what constituted beauty and what girls should aspire to. The doll furthered the notion that success for women was...

January 3, 2020

Marvel Comics recently confirmed it will feature a trans superhero character in an upcoming film, according to an article for BBC: "There have been reports since 2019 that Phase 4 of the [Marvel Comic Universe]—the films following the Avengers Infinity saga—would...

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Many companies are focused—and rightfully so—on ensuring that they are recruiting and hiring staff members who reflect their markets. As we continuall...

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