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Women in tech reveal the biggest challenges they face

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8 Top Tips for Talking to the C-Suite about Inclusion and Diversity

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

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Doing DEI Better in the Workplace

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Diversity and Inclusion in Retail

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

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Featured Articles

MUFG: Creating a Winning Culture

Can a large, conservative bank change its culture? Particularly one with more than 360 years of history? MUFG, the world’s fifth largest financial group, is taking a page from the playbook of more nimble, innovative companies, such as those in the technology sector, and undergoing a massive culture change in…

Accelerating Innovation through Strategic Diversity Management

By David L. Casey, Vice President, Workforce Strategies and Chief Diversity Officer, CVS Health Organizations are recognizing the importance of strategic diversity management more than ever before, because research is showing that companies with the ability to attract and engage a highly diverse workforce see higher levels of innovation and…

The Mother Bias: A Reality for Many Women Who Work and Have Children

By Crystal M. Brown, Communications Strategist and Advisor During my second pregnancy, a colleague asked if I was planning to exit the workforce and stay home with my young children. When I answered no, he said I was “totally clueless or going to be a really bad mother,” and that…

MicroDeceptions & the Halo Effect

By Stephen Young and Barbara Hockfield In the world of diversity and inclusion there are the good, the bad, and the invisible. More often, the good and the bad are easily observable and managed. The invisible behaviors tend to not present themselves in such clear and tangible form. Exposure to…

6 Make or Break DEI Decisions

By Janet and Gary Smith, Ivy Planning Group Perhaps your organization is new to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) or simply wants to re-energize its DEI efforts. Here are 6 Make or Break DEI Decisions you’ll need to get right: 1. Who leads the effort? It’s a difficult job that…

A Fresh Cup of Tea: What the Nutcracker Can Teach Us about Inclusion

By Phil Chan, cofounder of Final Bow for Yellowface Archival photos courtesy of Ballet West It’s Nutcracker time again: the season of sweet delights and a sparkling good time for all—if we’re able to ignore the sour taste left behind by the outdated and unimaginative cultural stereotypes so often portrayed…

The Inclusion Habit

By Amanda J Felkey, PhD This evidence-based solution transfers inclusion work to the individual, and focuses on changing behaviors and habits. The program is designed to help individuals be proactive in making their behavior more inclusive through six habit-building phases—embracing that inclusion matters, understanding biases and their sources, dispersing the…

Why Isn’t Tech More Inclusive?

By Teresa Fausey Technology is nothing. What’s important is that you have a faith in people, that they’re basically good and smart, and if you give them tools, they’ll do wonderful things with them. – Steve Jobs So, why is it that in tech, and perhaps to a lesser extent…

Bringing the Curtain Down on Affinity Groups

By Stephen Young & Barbara Hockfield, PDJ columnists for 2019 [Note: This article highlights Phase 1 of a three-phased reengineering process for the creation and implementation of Cultural Equity Teams.] Cultural Equity Teams Wait in the Wings Whatever you call them—BRGs, ERGs, or affinity groups—these employee organizations have created safe…

Equity or Bust

By Melissa B. Donaldson As a diversity and inclusion strategist for more than a decade, I’ve noticed a number of subtle and not-so-subtle changes in the profession over the years—some disconcerting, some encouraging, and some, frankly, confusing. One change that encompasses all three of these reactions, in one way or…

Do White Men Have a Role to Play in D&I?

By Lor N. Lee, Director, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Mayo Clinic I don’t know Lor. What do I have to offer to the work of diversity and inclusion?” “I’m just going to not mentor any women because I don’t want to be accused of sexual harassment when behind closed…

Isn’t that Just Good Management?

By Janet Crenshaw Smith and Gary A. Smith Sr., PDJ columnists for 2019 It’s funny how often that question is asked when we are implementing diversity, equity, and inclusion strategies and programs for our clients. In fact, the question has become somewhat predictable. We’ll start here by first answering the…

We Have Come a Long Way…

By Teresa Fausey BIG PICTURE POLITICS AND CULTURE The editors of Politico Magazine recently asked several women leaders, “What Are the Biggest Problems Women Face Today?” Although the respondents focused on different specific issues, the general consensus was that, even in the United States, where women have the ability to…

Growing Momentum to Shrink the Gender Pay Gap

By Lorraine Hariton, President & CEO, Catalyst In my recent travels throughout the UK and Canada, and back home in New York, one subject keeps coming up: the pay gap between women and men. Twenty-three years ago, when the United States had its first Equal Pay Day, women were paid…

Inspiration: The Outside Perspective

By Michael Stuber, the European D&I Engineer Michael Stuber, the European D&I Engineer, becomes a PDJ columnist for 2019 Since we launched Profiles in Diversity Journal more than twenty years ago, D&I has grown from an innovative niche topic to become a widely accepted and broadly tackled issue. At the…

Freddie Mac’s Expanded FOCUS ON INCLUSION

    in·clu·sive en·gage·ment: Establishing meaningful connections with people unlike yourself   Freddie Mac is a majority-minority company, and women make up nearly half our workforce. As a company with a strong track record in diversity, we accept the challenge of thoughtfully defining and executing sustainable next practices in inclusion…

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