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Workplace Diversity

Only 3 Percent Of Facebook's Senior Leadership Is Black

Reuters | Casey Williams | Posted 07.14.2016 | Technology

Facebook Inc (FB.O) said about a third of its workers are females, while black employees accounted for 3 percent of its U.S. senior leadership, both n...

How Companies Can Help Muslims This Ramadan

Anum Hussain | Posted 06.07.2016 | Business
Anum Hussain

As a young girl, Ramadan always brought excitement and joy. I loved waking up at the crack of dawn to enjoy my mother's homemade parathay, or South Asian flatbread, a filling meal to conquer the day with.

The Inclusion Project: Ability Reveals Itself

Brad Hopton | Posted 06.03.2016 | Business
Brad Hopton

On Monday, June 6, PwC is hosting the first Inclusion Project, an innovative business gathering of senior executives and thought leaders committed to ...

Autopsy of My Attempt to Explain Workplace Diversity

Anna Kegler | Posted 05.25.2016 | Business
Anna Kegler

When it comes to diversity, the hiring conversation is just the tip of the iceberg. Candidates evaluate workplace environments before they decide to apply, and they're free to swipe left if they don't like what they see. It's time for companies that are struggling with diversity to take a hard look at themselves.

Writing the Policy to Transition on the Job

Jen "J.J." Henderson | Posted 05.19.2016 | Queer Voices
Jen

As someone who has gone through a public transition, I say this a lot. The decision to transition at work isn't an easy one.

You Start 'Doing' Diversity by Using the Data

ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery | Posted 05.12.2016 | Technology
ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery

By Brian Krzanich CEO, Intel It's not uncommon for me to hear from someone, "We do diversity too." I always reply with, "Well, what was your diverse...

Why Having a Diverse Work Team Is Essential for Competitive Businesses

Richard Greggory Johnson III | Posted 04.29.2016 | Queer Voices
Richard Greggory Johnson III

Hiring with diversity in mind may require a new approach. Managers should look to hire candidates who are not exactly like themselves, but rather individuals who may be able to bring a new perspective to the business.

The Changing Landscape of Muslims in Tech

Anum Hussain | Posted 04.28.2016 | Business
Anum Hussain

Roughly two years ago, a female CEO in Silicon Valley made headlines for making less money than her male predecessor. This story became a media launch point for discussing the struggle with diversity in tech.

The Soft Society

Chuck Nwoke | Posted 04.26.2016 | Black Voices
Chuck Nwoke

Diversity shouldn't just be a generic idea. It should be taken seriously, practiced in public and private schools, Fortune 500 companies, public sector and union jobs, community centers, churches, and service industries - and on difficult days, my house.

Let's Be Honest About Diversity: Age Matters Too

Meghan M. Biro | Posted 03.30.2016 | Business
Meghan M. Biro

The conversation about diversity is finally opening up. We have a long way to go, but gender and ethnic equality are firmly on the agenda. From the la...

Why More Companies Are Eager To Hire People With Autism

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 03.29.2016 | Business

Getting a good job is hard, even if you have strong social skills like being able to network and make small talk with potential employers during inter...

Are You Really Embracing Workplace Diversity? Four Things to Think About.

Patricia Thompson, PhD | Posted 03.22.2016 | Business
Patricia Thompson, PhD

Anytime you are viewing people more as categories than human beings with unique perspectives, feelings and histories, you may be veering into the territory of prejudice (pre-judging). But, without being willing to consider this possibility, you leave yourself unable to do anything to rectify it.

When the Tears Flow at Work

Heather Furby | Posted 03.21.2016 | Business
Heather Furby

Life at work can be difficult. The office, whether corporate or a spare closet at home, is where we spend much of our time. Work is the cause of many of our frustrations. And yet, showing tears as a form of emotion is generally not seen as a powerful move in business.

What I've Learned Working As A Black Person In Silicon Valley

Cheryl Contee | Posted 03.07.2016 | Black Voices
Cheryl Contee

While I've certainly experienced discrimination, it usually hasn't been at the hands of fellow technologists, who can sympathize with what it's like to be "different" in a society that too often stigmatizes those who don't fit some mythical all-American football player/cheerleader norm.

When it Comes to Transgender Workplace Inclusion Are You Resting on Your CEI Laurels?

Stephanie Battaglino | Posted 02.25.2016 | Queer Voices
Stephanie Battaglino

Regardless of the measurement, progress on transgender workplace inclusion has been clearly and definitively made and that is something we all can be very proud of. However, just because we've reached this new plateau doesn't mean the work is finished. Hardly.

Soy/Somos: "I never studied flamenco or played the guitar."

Marlena Maduro Baraf | Posted 02.23.2016 | Latino Voices
Marlena Maduro Baraf

From my blog Soy/Somos, a series that celebrates the multiple identities of Latinos in the USA. He looks like a professor from a mid-western Americ...

Supporting Caregivers in the Workplace

Tamesha Keel | Posted 02.09.2016 | Business
Tamesha Keel

Family caregiving is one of those important issues that will affect every sector - employers, individuals, government, nonprofits and communities. There are currently 40 million family caregivers in the U.S. today and they are providing unpaid care valued at $470 billion.

Leveraging Silicon Valley's Keiretsu Mindset to Capture Growth Through Diversity

Will Griffin | Posted 02.02.2016 | Impact
Will Griffin

For prospective multicultural employees, suppliers, investors, and business partners, the current universe of Silicon Valley keiretsus represents a substantial barrier to entry and, largely, explains the severe paucity of diverse employees, suppliers, partners and investors in Silicon Valley companies.

What a Connected World Should Mean for the Future of Good Businesses and Workplaces -- Part One

Clarah Rudo Manuhwa | Posted 02.03.2016 | Business
Clarah Rudo Manuhwa

I believe the most successful good businesses are those that will be fully engaged in being socially responsible at a time the world is facing new social dynamics brought upon by the various factors that include a more connected world via the internet, immigration, demographic shifts and the people's active role in holding our leaders accountable to shift bad politics, corruption, inequality and greedy corporates.

Diversity Pictures Won't Fix Hollywood's Diversity Problem

Matt Kidd | Posted 01.28.2016 | Entertainment
Matt Kidd

Films like Straight Out of Compton, 12 Years a Slave, Selma, Milk, Letters from Iwo Jima are important stories to tell and do fantastic jobs of highlighting minorities. Yet these films that focus on minorities have a tendency to ghettoize and stereotype diverse actors.

WATCH: How Diversity Policies In The Workplace Can Actually Make A Difference

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 01.13.2016 | Impact

Despite U.S. companies spending millions of dollars each year on diversity and inclusion, their efforts aren't working, according to reporting from Hu...

CHCI Is Leading the Way in Promoting Diversity on Capitol Hill

Cristina Antelo | Posted 02.01.2016 | DC
Cristina Antelo

Recently, the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies released a report highlighting the lack of diversity among U.S. Senate staffers, particularly at the senior level. Latinos make up over 16 percent of the U.S. population but only 2.1 percent of top Senate staff.

The 4 Things Your Company Needs to Do to Advance Women

Jeffery Tobias Halter | Posted 02.01.2016 | Business
Jeffery Tobias Halter

Yes, there are only 4 things organizations need to do to advance women.

Diversity: The Cause and Solution to All of Life's Problems

Josh Rivedal | Posted 02.01.2016 | Impact
Josh Rivedal

I admit the title of this post was a bit over the top (okay, way over the top). I feel like when most people hear the word "diversity," they think...

To Tell or Not to Tell

Dr. Natasha Josefowitz | Posted 12.15.2015 | Business
Dr. Natasha Josefowitz

Most people want to fit in, to belong, to be part of a group, to be "one of the gang," to share not only in the work but in the play, in the joking, the beer after a long day, the weekend golf or tennis games, the barbecues.