Tag: Nonprofit

Increasing Minority MBA Enrollment

The lack of minorities receiving graduate degrees in business is a growing problem, affecting the number of qualified candidates in the corporate job market. The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management works to increase the presence of African American, Hispanic, and Native Americans in MBA programs and the corporate world.

The Ambition Gap Myth

Do women lack ambition? We say no.

Law & Color: Colorado’s Center for Legal Inclusiveness Targets Attrition in Law and Poor Minority Representation

The legal profession has the least representation of racial and ethnic diversity than all professional careers. Diverse attorney attrition is another troublesome issue in the legal industry. To combat these trends in law, the Center for Legal Inclusiveness (CLI) is taking a focused approach on working to improve the retention and advancement of diverse attorneys by helping legal organizations create more inclusive workplaces.

Buy a Rug, Help a Child

Since its founding in 1995, GoodWeave has helped the number of South Asian children bound in carpet-making decrease by 75%, from 1 million to 250,000. Indian human rights activist Kailash Satyarthi founded the company after witnessing first-hand the profits made from rugs created by child labor. Satyarthi wanted to create a market for certified child-labor-free products, which would effectively end the easily-replaceable market for child labor.

On My Honor: 100 Years of Diversity at Girl Scouts of America

When one thinks of Girl Scouts, one may think of Thin Mints, overnight camps, and sashes and uniforms. But Girl Scouts is much more than that. The female-centered organization is one of the largest and most successful non-profit organizations in the U.S., and responsible for the development of young girls as early as age five.

Girls Inc. Fosters Financial Literacy, Education

Bianca Bailey grew up poverty-stricken and homeless in Dallas, Texas. Through a family friend, her single father was introduced to Girls Inc.

Dress for Success Partnership

Since 1948, Robert Half International has helped job seekers find fulfilling employment and companies locate highly skilled workers.

Grainger and Howard University Create Innovative Partnership

What began as an idea to heighten the effectiveness of Grainger’s recruiting has blossomed into a partnership with Howard University, one of the world’s leading institutions for African Americans.

Firm Wins Rights for LGBT Students

Being a teenager is not easy – bullying is a rampant problem plaguing American schools. A recent article in Columbia University’s Pediatrics found that LGBT youth are…

4-H Science: Engineering a Bright Tomorrow for Youth

ver the last five years, 4-H has cultivated a science program that seeks to engage one million young people in the fields of science, engineering and technology.