Sephora Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Progress Report
By George-Axelle Broussillon Matschinga, Vice President of Diversity & Inclusion, Sephora In June 2020, Sephora made several renewed commitments to bring longstanding values of the brand to life. We pledged to make the Sephora experience more inclusive and equitable, for our team members, clients, and the broader beauty community.... Read more
How Companies Can Cast the Widest Net to Hire the Best and Most Diverse Talent
By Vickie Thrasher, Senior Vice President Human Resources–Organization and People Capability, Oracle It may seem obvious that most employers want to recruit not only the most qualified job prospects, but also bring aboard employees that, as a group, mirror the diversity of the population at large. But to do... Read more
To Women Everywhere: We Must Advocate for Ourselves
By Bhavana Bartholf, Chief Digital & Transformation Officer for Microsoft Commercial Solutions Areas (Global) Ever have the feeling you are working as hard as you can and driving results, yet everyone around you seems to be getting ahead of you? Have a great job that you should be grateful... Read more
Build a Culture of Equity and Inclusivity
By Donald Fan, Senior Director, Global Office of Culture, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion for Walmart In 2018, 20,000 Google employees walked out to protest the handling of sexual harassment claims in the workplace. That headline-grabbing protest and related appeals have extended into this year. We know Goggle pledges to... Read more
Why and How Businesses Need to Embrace Neurodiversity
By Vicki Thrasher, Senior Vice President of Human Resources, Oracle Corp. As a long-time human resources professional, I find it encouraging to see how many employers are embracing the notion of hiring people who think and learn differently. Increasingly, corporate Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) programs include neurodiverse people, meaning... Read more
How To Make Equity Center Stage All the Time
By Donald Fan, Senior Director, Global Office of Culture, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion for Walmart Albert Einstein said, “You can’t use an old map to explore a new world.” While reimaging the post-COVID-19 age, we must remap our ways of thinking and ways of working. Can the future of... Read more
Diversity Includes Disability
By Meenakshi Das I don’t think people realize how many different types of disabilities there are. People in wheelchairs or wearing hearing aids are noticeable. However, people with invisible disabilities, such as chronic illnesses or depression, are harder to spot. And those of us with a disability find it... Read more
Exploring Diversity via Discussion and Introspection
By Michael Bugeja Over the course of my academic and professional career, I have tried several methods to increase awareness about diversity and inclusion in my large-section media ethics and technology classes. I also am a frequent speaker in business and organizational meetings. The challenges are the same. Typically,... Read more
Exerting the Power You Have. Right now.
By Janet Crenshaw Smith and Gary A. Smith Sr. It’s easy to feel helpless and out of control right now. We have been through so much. We did not see the pandemic coming, often feel like we can’t do anything about it, and we can’t be sure what’s next.... Read more
Belong to Something Beautiful
Nearly two years ago, Sephora debuted its “We Belong to Something Beautiful” campaign, a public articulation of its longstanding company values. Through this, the company promised that it would continue working to make Sephora a place where all people feel they belong. At the same time, Sephora recognized that... Read more