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Congratulations on 25 Years from The Winters Group

By The Winters Group Founder and CEO Mary-Frances Winters and President and COO Mareisha N. Reese of The Winters Group, Inc., commend Jim Rector and the team from Profiles in Diversity Journal® on 25 years of advancing the conversation on diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice! It is thanks to the support of Profiles in Diversity… Read the full article

Support Asian dance by joining forces with Gold Standard Arts Foundation

By Phil Chan After the horrific shooting in Atlanta in 2021 that claimed the lives of six Asian women, it felt like the entire dance community turned to my co-founder Georgina Pazcoguin and I for leadership. What’s the hashtag? What’s the action item? This is not a role we expected to play when we founded… Read the full article

DEI and Human Resources: An Uneasy Partnership

By Rohini Anand The relationship between Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) and Human Resources (HR) teams can be fraught. This is in part because the role of DEI is to highlight challenges and gaps in the talent life cycle. HR can view this as DEI agents criticizing their work without a complete understanding of HRs… Read the full article

Why ‘Diversity of Opinion’ is a threat to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion – and what should be done about it

By Michael Stuber The beauty – and challenge – of diversity means that we are still faced with provocative fundamental questions, such as, ‘should diversity include people that explicitly reject some key aspects of diversity, equity and inclusion – in order to be credibly inclusive’? A discussion of ‘diversity of opinion’ requires DEI practitioners to… Read the full article

At Eaton, ally advocacy circles help make allies and foster inclusion

By Drew Horansky Like many people during COVID, Chris Mancuso spent a lot of time on Teams—and there is one call he will never forget. It was 2020 when his daughter Kylie, 8, had wandered into their home office only to note the faces on the computer screen. “You work with a bunch of guys!”… Read the full article

Three Career-Building Tips for Young Women

By Nicole James, Vice President of Product Management CX, Oracle Oracle Software Exec Shares Helpful Hints for Women in Tech and Beyond. First, let me introduce myself. I am a Jersey Girl, born and raised in the Garden State. Nonetheless, I built my career by going to where the work was. That willingness, plus a… Read the full article

DEI can help companies survive, even thrive during an economic downturn

By Rohini Anand According to The Economist, a global recession is “inevitable” in 2023.1 During times of economic downturn, not only are DEI budgets likely to be cut, but research shows that underrepresented groups are historically the first to be let go and the last to be rehired.2 Permanent employees are being replaced with part-time… Read the full article

Building a Culture of Partnership: The CEO and Chief Diversity Officer Relationship

Authored by: Natalie Levkovich, CEO, The Health Federation of Philadelphia; Jose Rodriguez, Senior Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, The Health Federation of Philadelphia; Toya Lawson, Partner, Bridge Partners The Chief Diversity Officer (CDO) role continues to gain prominence in both the nonprofit and for-profit industries. This is an encouraging sign, especially as societal change… Read the full article

Uncertainty Avoidance

By Dr. Thomas J. Bussen “The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.” – Franklin D. Roosevelti Think about the future—say, five years from now. Did a tingle of excitement just course through your body, or was it something closer to anxiety, fear, or maybe even dread? As with… Read the full article

Tackling Unconscious Bias by Un-Biasing the Processes

By Simona Scarpaleggia Some weeks ago, I was invited to take part in a panel debate. Being very familiar with such events, I asked what the seating arrangements would be and was told there would be high stools. Since I am rather petite, I didn’t much like the idea of having to clamber up onto… Read the full article