Diversity Articles

  • How One Mom Caused a Sensation by Bringing Her Baby to Work—and What It Means for Women

    October 1, 2018

    Like many working mothers, Jacinda Ardern struggles with the competing demands of her job and her role as a new mom. Only her job happens to be running a country — she is the elected leader of New Zealand. So last week, the 38-year-old prime minister brought her 3-month-old daughter, Neve, to the 73rd United Nations General Assembly in New York City. At a time...

  • 3 Myths About Working Women That Are Hurting Your Diversity and Inclusion Efforts

    August 20, 2018

    Changing our speech patterns. Adopting a power stance. Swapping out so-called "unempowered" clothing choices. There’s a lot of advice out there about how female leaders can become more confident and assertive. These tips are certainly useful—but they’re inherently one-sided. The good news is that with more and more leaders understanding the tremendous benefits...

  • 3 Ways Companies Are Fighting Bias in the Workplace and Hiring Process

    July 23, 2018

    On May 29, Starbucks customers across the U.S. had to find an alternative source for their caffeine fix as the company closed 8,000 locations to provide 175,000 employees with training on racial bias. This training was spurred by an incident you’ve probably heard about: In April, a Starbucks manager in Philadelphia called the police and had two African American...

  • You May Be Overlooking One in Three Candidates—Here’s How...

    July 16, 2018

    73.5 million people in the U.S. alone have a criminal record. To put that in perspective, that’s one in three working-age adults,...

  • 5 Proven Tactics Every Company Can Use to Get More Women in...

    June 26, 2018

    The last month or so has been a tough one for women in the workplace. There was the tone-deaf comment from Akbar Al Baker, who said...

  • Why Using Data Is Your Key to Increasing Diversity,...

    June 20, 2018

    Twelve years—that’s how long it took Leslie Miley to work with another black person in a high-level engineering role. “I’ve been black...