Boards Need Real Diversity, Not Tokenism

“Too often, we limit our understanding of diversity to identity-based differences. When we do this, we overlook diversity’s true force: the unique and varied expertise and experiences that, when integrated, drive problem-solving, improve decision-making, and expand our creative potential.

How to Restore Faith in Your Company’s DEI Efforts

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As the Great Resignation drags on, the competition between companies to find quality talent remains fierce and does not appear to be slowing down anytime soon. This upcoming year is a pivotal moment for businesses to show genuine care for employees through meaningful attention and investment towards DEI.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives are more pervasive than you think

“Historically, American universities hired faculty members based on the quality of their scholarship. More recently, hiring committees have come to value something else: a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Faculty applicants are increasingly evaluated based on mandatory DEI statements, where candidates must demonstrate experience and interest in DEI ideology.”

AI and Diversity Recruiting

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Recruiting has long been filled with bias. Biases are inherent in all people, so there is no wonder why recruiting will always have built-in biases. However, AI offers a unique opportunity to squash some of these biases. Employers are beginning to use AI development to address diversity recruiting efforts

NASA, ESA experts weigh in on diversity and inclusion in space

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“If you look at pictures of some of NASA’s first astronauts, you might notice they all have something in common — every one of them is a white man…Women were only able to apply to NASA’s astronaut corps starting in 1983 and, to date, out of about 600 people who have been to space, far less than 100 have been people of color, and only four Black women in history have been to space.”