Tag Archives: Diversity

Callaloo

Callaloo Brings Diversity to Children’s Books

How Callaloo, an educational brand for kids, is changing the way children of color engage with literary content and improving self esteem

Fewer than 10% of the children’s books published in 2015 were about black people, according…

By Jared Brown

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Diversity

Meet the Global Head of Diversity at Dropbox

Judith Williams shares how Dropbox fosters innovation through a diverse workforce

Judith Williams shares how Dropbox fosters innovation through a diverse workforce.

By Kandia Johnson

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Are Diversity and Inclusion Good For Business?

Attitudes born out of our own individual upbringing and conditioning informs a company’s culture

Attitudes born out of our own individual upbringing and conditioning informs a company’s culture.

By Black Enterprise

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Get to Know the Diversity Executives Leading the Top Corporations

Ensuring diverse voices are recognized in the workforce, workplace, and marketplace

The critical role of diversity and inclusion executives is rapidly becoming more important at large…

By Lisa Fraser

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Meet the Teams Pushing for Diversity at the Nation’s Top Corporations

Making inclusion and diversity a priority

Want to know more about the teams pushing for diversity at the nation’s top corporations?…

By Lisa Fraser

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Fertility

Diversity Fertility Services is Breaking the Myths About Black Women and Fertility

Oshun Fertility is also the first egg donation and surrogacy agency designed specifically for people of African descent and Latinos

Why do so many black and Latino women decide to stay quiet about fertility services?

By Kimberly Wilson

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4 Women Who Are Changing the Landscape of Television

See what newly inked production deals we're hoping will bring diversity to TV

See how four of Hollywood’s biggest female stars are bringing diversity to our television screens.

By Courtney Connley

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National Minority Supplier Development Council Honors Diversity Leaders

Council recognizes diversity leaders for positive impact on companies

On Wednesday, May 18th, the 2016 National Minority Supplier Development Council Leadership Awards will recognize…

By Safon Floyd

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Are Minorities Penalized for Promoting Diversity in the Workplace?

Study shows minorities who promote diversity are rated less competent by their boss

Find out what a Harvard Business Review study says about minorities who promote diversity in…

By Courtney Connley

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Duretti Hirpa

Slack Engineer Duretti Hirpa on Why Diversity in Tech Matters

Hirpa sheds light on the business value of tech diversity

Slack engineer Duretti Hirpa talks about the value of having people of color, especially women,…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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Q&A With Rob McConnell, Designer at Toyota

Rob McConnell is on fire. The Toyota designer discusses his work, what makes Toyota stand out, and increasing diversity in the auto industry

Rob McConnell is on fire. The Toyota designer discusses his work, what makes Toyota stand…

By Samara Lynn

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Nearly 40% of Minority Engineers in Tech Say They’ve Experienced Bias in the Workplace

70% say their company can do more to promote multicultural understanding

A recent study by diversity recruitment platform Jopwell shows that 36% of surveyed minority engineers…

By Courtney Connley

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Warner Bros. Takes Steps to Increase Career Opportunities for Minority Directors

Hollywood studio creates workshop to boost opportunities for underrepresented filmmakers

Warner Bros. creates Emerging Film Directors Workshop to increase the number of minority filmmakers.

By Courtney Connley

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Intel CEO Brian Krzanich

Intel’s CEO Takes a Bold Stand to Address the Racial Wealth Gap

CEO Brian Krzanich agrees to release salary data to ensure all employees are paid fairly

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich announces plans to release company data to ensure all employees are…

By Courtney Connley

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Calvin Butler

How BGE’s First African American CEO is Fostering a Diverse Company Culture

Calvin Butler shares his plan for moving BGE forward

BGE’s CEO Calvin Butler talks about his commitment to diversity and increasing the pipeline for…

By Courtney Connley

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Roush Fenway Racing pit crew members Raphael Diaz and Mike Russell, both NASCAR Drive for Diversity graduates, accept the NASCAR Diverse Crew Member Award during the NASCAR Diversity Awards at Daytona International Speedway on February 19, 2016 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Image: Sarah Crabill/NASCAR via Getty Images)

NASCAR Hosts 2016 Diversity Awards

The NASCAR Diversity Awards recognize the people and organizations in motorsports that champion diversity and inclusion

The NASCAR Diversity Awards recognize the people and organizations in motorsports that champion diversity and…

By Kimberly Wilson

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Politico Questions Motives of Tech Companies’ Donations for Diversity

Politico piece infers ulterior motives in tech companies' donations for diversity effort

Politico piece infers ulterior motives in tech companies’ donations for diversity effort.

By Samara Lynn

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These Democratic Lawmakers Are Leading the Call to Strengthen Disclosure of Corporate Board Diversity

Coalition of Democratic Lawmakers urge faster review of board diversity proposal

The proposal, submitted nearly a year ago, encourages the SEC to require companies to…

By Kali Wilder

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Bunche Report

The Bunche Report: How Diversity Affects Hollywood’s Bottom Line

Spoiler alert: Diverse casts tend to sell more tickets and earn higher ratings.

This year’s report includes an examination of viewer ratings, broken down by ethnicity, and a…

By Safon Floyd

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Whenever most people think about the Academy Awards, it’s the actors, actresses and directors that often come to mind first. (Congratulations to Octavia Spencer on joining the short list of African American Oscar winners during the 84th Annual Academy Awards.) However, there are dozens of other categories that highlight the hard work of Hollywood’s behind-the-scenes players. For instance, the categories of Best Original Song and Best Original Score feature several African American winners. Here are seven oftentimes forgotten names from the world of music on the list of African American winners. —Darralynn Hutson

[Op-Ed] The Academy Awards and Diversity

The check-the-box mentality is all too common in many aspects of business

The racial and ethnic composition of the Academy does not reflect the American movie going…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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