December 26, 2019

We've seen a significant increase in I&D in recent years across a variety of areas from education and government to business and media. But, at the same time, there remains a prominent lack of diversity in many of the most influential levels of those fields, as two...

December 20, 2019

To build a foundation for an inclusive culture, you must first cultivate inclusive behaviors across the board. That, of course, can seem like a daunting task. Fortunately, there are some relatively simple ways to engage your diverse workforce. Here are some easy-to-imp...

December 20, 2019

A relatively new term, or concept, in the field of inclusion and diversity is belonging. It's not a new concept, of course. In fact, belonging is a component of Maslow's widely known hierarchy of needs. It's one of our deepest human needs.

August 28, 2019

In our book,  “Becoming an Inclusive Leader: How to Navigate the 21st Century Global Workforce,”we offer insights on critical traits that inclusive leaders need to have, or should develop, to ensure that they can engage others in achieving mutual goals and objectives.

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July 23, 2019

Companies are increasingly looking for ways to address the impact of unconscious bias—and for good reason. Unconscious bias can have negative impacts on inclusion and diversity efforts, as well as general decision-making. Artificial intelligence (AI) is seen by many as...

July 9, 2019

Inclusion and diversity (I&D) often focus on immutable characteristics, such as sex and race. But the real point behind I&D is to encourage the inclusion of a diverse set of viewpoints, backgrounds and experiences. These differences define us and they’re not limited to...

June 11, 2019

Inclusion and diversity goals don't just achieve themselves. Success is more than putting policies in place around diverse hiring. That’s just the starting point. Companies must focus on inclusion to achieve real results. And yet, while many organizations invest a...

May 28, 2019

WarnerMedia, the media and entertainment arm of AT&T and parent organization of subsidiaries like CNN, TBS, DC Entertainment, etc.—has become the latest in the growing list of big-name companies to add a chief diversity and inclusion officer (CDO), as reported by Tom K...

May 22, 2019

It's not at all uncommon for the U.S. space agency NASA to delay or call off planned missions. The stakes are obviously extremely high when it comes to rockets and outer space, and there have been numerous well-publicized disasters when things don't go exactly...

May 14, 2019

There are a number of reasons we continue to see a lack of diversity in higher education and many professions, despite decades of genuine efforts by countless individuals and institutions to change that. One common explanation is sometimes called the "pipeline effect."...