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Westlake man chronicles diversity success stories in workplaces across the country

Westlake man chronicling diversity success stories in workplaces across the country for the last 20 years

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - In 1999 Jim Rector published the first diversity magazine in the country, which is now recognized internationally.

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Featured Articles

Social Pinging—the Next Stage in Achieving Meaningful Inclusion

By Barbara Hockfield, Executive Managing Director, Insight Education Systems Ego, combined with good intentions, causes people to relax the reins in their quest to achieve Diversity Champion status. Good intentions are often substituted for truly effective inclusive behavior. They may think, “If my intentions are good, then my actions must…

Will Diversity and Inclusion Fall Prey to Covid-19?

By Angela Peacock, CEO of worldwide diversity and inclusion training consultancy PDT Global With whole workforces being furloughed or made redundant—and companies clamping down on anything they see as nonessential spending—will diversity and inclusion (D&I) in the workplace join the list of coronavirus casualties? After all, far too many organizations…

The Inclusion Production Function How to Overcome the Pitfalls of Programming and Policy

By Amanda J Felkey, PhD Thousands of companies in the U.S. and around the world are trying to make their workplaces more inclusive. Evidence that a sense of belonging can bolster effective teamwork, fuel innovation and boost profits has prompted many companies to devote resources to enhancing inclusion. The majority…

At Times Like This, Little Things Matter

By Janet Crenshaw Smith and Gary A. Smith Sr. We weren’t prepared for now, yet here we are. So much is out of our control—sufficient food supply, equitable health care, safety concerns, and yep, even reliable Zoom connections and toilet paper. Here’s what I know for sure: This has happened…

Hiring Future Leaders: 3 Ways Financial Services Organizations Can Achieve Diversity Today and Cultivate the Leaders of Tomorrow

By Keisha Bell With Women’s History Month behind us, we have paid tribute to the many women leaders across politics, science, and the arts that have shaped our world today. And a crucial part of preserving their legacy is positioning the next generation of women to be leaders who build…

Leading the VUCA World through Empathy, Humility & Inclusivity

By Donald Fan The world is in crisis. The United States is in crisis. In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, we have witnessed racial violence, racist threats, and hate crimes toward black people and other minority communities in America. The global public health pandemic, coupled with social injustice, has…

Human Equity, the Age of Purpose, and the Covid-19 Plague

By Trevor Wilson This is the true joy in life, the being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one; the being a force of Nature instead of a feverish, selfish little clod of ailments and grievances complaining that the world will not devote itself to making…

Overconfidence, the Pitfall of Programming and Policy

By Amanda J Felkey, PhD To date, companies have relied heavily on programming—speakers, workshops, and training sessions—to raise awareness about diversity and enhance inclusion in their workplaces. The Society of Human Resource Management reports that diversity department budgets, among companies in the Fortune 1000, range from $30,000 to $5.1 million,…

Diversity and Inclusion Learnings from My 24 Years at BP

By Tyrone Mitchell, Diversity and Inclusion Manager I started working at BP 24 years ago, after studying mechanical engineering at Howard University, a historically black college in Washington, DC. Since then, I‘ve gained a lot of experience in various roles: working as a unit engineer at the Yorktown Refinery in…

Debunking Four Myths About Reskilling and Upskilling

By Donald Fan Avoid the pitfalls that could impact the career growth of women and people of color in the digital age The future of work and the underlying global reskilling challenge were among the hottest topics discussed at the World Economic Forum at Davos in 2019. The discussion addressed…

Hopeful About 2020

By Janet and Gary Smith, Ivy Planning Group Some of you remember the fear associated with the dawning of the year 2000 known as Y2K. There were predictions that on January 1, 2000, moving from 1999 to 2000, a computer bug would cause all hell to break loose. Computers would…

Moving from Initiatives to Impact

By Michael Stuber, the European D&I Engineer Pledges & partnerships, campaigns & charters: Publicly visible D&I initiatives have soared across countries and industries. Despite the substantial resources that are invested in these formats, evidence suggests that workplace and business realities continue to include racism, sexism, ageism, or homophobia—contrary to what…

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Profiles in Diversity Journal — Summer 2019

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