Words alone won’t make corporate America more diverse.
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Recent anti-racism protests have spurred dozens of companies to vow to diversify their workforces, yet big tech's efforts to do so since 2014 show promises aren't enough to overcome the real problem.
Unless we address the lack of diversity in newsrooms, we will continue to see work like Leak's cartoon making it through the gate.
Diversity and inclusion training is often ineffective and short-lived.
In response to anti-racism protests, many colleges plan to implement diversity training. Research shows it's a waste of time.
Implicit bias training has become a lucrative business in recent years, but it doesn’t always deliver the expected results.
Recent years have seen a rise in the number of businesses offering employees bias training. However, bias training is not a one-size-fits-all solution and unless tailored to specific contexts loses its value.
Residents of Denver’s Five Points neighborhood protest in 2017 outside a coffee shop that posted a sign celebrating gentrification.
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Hip food offerings can signal that a neighborhood is gentrifying – especially when they repackage traditional foods for wealthy white eaters.
Evidence shows sharing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander stories helps break down stereotypes and prejudice. But these stories are absent from the majority of classroom literature.
The past month has shown just how much diversity in media matters. But there is no quick fix – sustained, multi-pronged initiatives are required to bring more diverse journalists into the industry.
Barriers for Black scientists won't go away without substantial funding – and measures that don't require white people to lose out.
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Lampard’s point - that his opportunity to manage was exclusively the result of his own hard work - reinforces the belief that football is meritocratic, which it is not.
The absence of ethnic diversity in politics and business distorts and undermines the lived reality of a multicultural democracy.
Enacting real change in business is about more than posting online, it is about making real structural and lasting change to how you do business.
Representation alone cannot fix racism. But when deployed appropriately, it can provide reassurance and support to communities of colour.
The cockpit has long been the dominion of white men.
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The aviation industry was already expecting a severe pilot shortage over the coming years. The pandemic could make it even worse.
Only a quarter of UK startups have a female in their founding team and just 5% of SMEs are minority ethnic group led.
The new first form at Malory Towers is more diverse than Blyton’s original.
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It might seem like nostalgic escapism, but the show has a revisionist impulse at its heart.
Second-generation migrants in Britain report more discrimination.
Dominic Cummings is looking for ‘cognitive diversity’ but history suggests that’s not easy to define.
Dominic Cummings should read up on a deeply flawed experiment from the 1940s before he reads through those job applications.
Working-class academics can play a key role in boosting student diversity.
U.S. corporate boards still lack women.
More women on corporate boards means more opportunities for women, and better performances by businesses.
A narrow definition of family can neglect the experiences of single-parent families.
A narrow definition of family can neglect the experiences of many people and can impact policy and programs. It's time to expand our ideas of what family means.