The White Night festival is an example of Melbourne’s efforts to promote itself as a convivial city.
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Australian cities generally minimise negative attributes such as crime, segregation and violence, but developing positive attributes such as inclusivity appears more challenging.
Nonprofit boards should be more diverse than this group, but too often they’re not.
The people leading nonprofits are much less diverse than the communities they serve and there's no reason to expect that to change soon.
How to make a charity board look more like this.
A typical charity trustee is white, male and around 60-years-old.
Increasing the amount of skills on a board from 10 to 13 reduces firm performance by about 2.4%, research finds.
If there are more directors with common skills on boards, then they are more likely to communicate effectively.
More and more students at Harvard are examining their admission files to try to understand how they got in. The U.S. government is also plans to examine the files as part of a discrimination case filed by 63 Asian- American groups.
Students and government officials alike hope Harvard's admission files will yield clues about who gets in and why, but a Harvard researcher says their efforts will be in vain.
Whichwood is one of five great reads for teens that highlight authentic experiences, marginalized voices and critical thinking.
Here are five great book recommendations for teens that promote critical thinking, authentic voices, diversity and good conversations.
Actress Viola Davis focused her speech at
the 2015 Emmy Awards on diversity, saying ‘The only thing that separates women of color from anyone else is opportunity.’
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An analysis of more than 800 top-grossing films suggests diverse movies struggle in front of international audiences.
If theatre, film and TV is to accurately reflect the world we live in, then the actors cast must reflect that diversity too.
The Statue of Liberty casts a wary eye at the bike path that runs along the western edge of Manhattan, where the Oct. 31 attack occurred.
The president is urging lawmakers to end the program in the aftermath of the deadliest attack in New York City since 9/11. Doing so would be a mistake.
Brick Lane: popularised in a novel by British writer, Monica Ali.
Why do so many books by non-white authors find themselves in 'global literature'?
Kathryn Bigelow: leading lady in film directing.
Women change working cultures – and as the Harvey Weinstein allegations show, Hollywood is badly in need of it.
At McMaster University, 40 per cent of assistant professors in engineering are now women and the school is working hard to make the profession more equitable for women.
Engineering has long been a male-dominated profession. Now engineering schools globally are making extraordinary efforts to attract the creative female talent they really need.
There are no races – biological or social – only racialised groups.
There is no good way to make sense of the category "race" from biological or social perspectives.
New research suggests that members of ethnic minorities like advertising that features ethnic minorities – but only their own.
Visible minority consumers prefer advertising that features white models to advertising that feature models from other ethnic minority groups. Why?
Who’s missing from this picture?
Here's what research actually says about differences between males and females – and the question of what's innate and what's acquired.
Wunderbar: same-sex marriage gets approval in Germany.
Two new laws have grappled with ideas of diversity and the traditional family in Germany.
Do women care too much about people to be suitable for certain roles?
Modern neuroscience doesn't support the idea that intrinsic differences between men and women are fixed and unchangeable.
His anti-PC 'manifesto' might be filled with nonsense, but that doesn't mean James Damore's thoughts have no value, or that he should have been fired.
Google CEO Sundar Pichai says the memo “crossed the line”.
Google has fired the author of a controversial diversity memo. It would have been better to create more forums for discussion.
Oh the terrible irony.
Photo by Mar Hicks
Five years after a major sexism scandal, Silicon Valley's misogynist culture remains strong and pervasive – and history reveals the stakes could be as high as the entire US tech sector.