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.”

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.”

Neurodiversity In PR: From Kryptonite To Superpower

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“One of the biggest arguments in favor of a diverse workforce is not just that it’s the right thing to do, but that it makes business sense…But another facet of the diversity question has, so far, been largely ignored: how to make the industry more attractive to and inclusive of people who are neurodiverse.”

Innovative Ways to Connect to Future Employees

“At the end of the day you want to attract talent — not just to fill a job — but someone who wants to stay and grow with your company. You need to understand how they think, how they need to be communicated with and what support systems they need to excel. But at the top of that list, your values as a company need to match theirs.”