Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

LGBTQ+ Diversity and Inclusion: Supporting your LGBTQ+ employees
By Patrick R. Nelson

by Julie Rutherford

According to a recent study by the U.S. Chamber Foundation, diversity in your work organization creates a more productive work environment, increases employee retention, and is good for your bottom line. In fact, companies with inclusive policies and diverse boards of directors see a stock performance 6.5% higher than their competition, and they create stronger […]

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Gender equality in the workplace: Steps in the right direction
By Gabrielle Gramont

by Julie Rutherford

Women continue to fight for gender equality and strive for an even playing field in the workplace. Although there are still areas for improvement, recent statistics reflect notable progress in reducing gender inequality in both the professional and academic realms. Here are some positive numbers showing that women are slowly but surely closing these gaps.

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Could You Be Guilty of Unconscious Gender Bias? Here’s What to Do About It
by Shaara Roman, Founder & CEO, The Silverene Group

by Julie Rutherford

We like people who are like us – that’s a human truth. It’s natural to gravitate toward those who are similar in gender, schooling, religion, what have you. The crux lies how we approach people who are different from us. And despite decades of progress for working women, gender bias has proven to be one […]

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion ARE the Future of Work
by Stephanie Ranno

by Julie Rutherford

In the space of one week, I flew to Seattle to attend the Autism at Work Summit at Microsoft, returned home to Baltimore to join leaders at AARP’s DC headquarters for a conference entitled The Future of Work for All Generations, and then, with many companies and communities, kicked off Pride month. If there is […]

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