Diversity efforts often fall under the banner of “Diversity and Inclusion,” but new research shows that inclusion may also fall short because it does not necessarily lead to a sense of belonging.
Why a singular focus on unconscious bias is driving diversity and inclusion off the road.
Why one size fits all leaves most of us out.
This collection of articles provides a starting place for companies and business leaders to take on this work.
Stephanie Creary offers her own framework for middle managers in corporate environments who would like to initiate conversations about race in the workplace.
Lily Zheng describes a growing change for companies from practicing Corporate Social Responsibility to one of Corporate Social Justice that works to make positive change of the experiences of groups harmed and disadvantaged by society.
Mahzarin Banaji and Anthony Greenwald
From Leader’s Edge Magazine
Interview with Diversity and Inclusion activist Vernā Myers.
Interviewing for a job can be overwhelming for neurodiverse individuals, which is why some companies are reworking their interview processes to focus more on performance, rather than behavior.
Neurodiverse people bring unique skills and capabilities to the workplace, but are often passed over because they do not fit the “culture” of an organization.
Despite numbering in the millions, only a fraction of neurodiverse Americans are employed, as the hiring process in many industries is in desperate need of a reboot.
Inclusivity is becoming an integral component of workplace culture, and it is important to know how to take part in these important, albeit intimidating, conversations.
Building a diverse workforce will only take you so far; maintaining an open, inclusive, and equitable environment is the second half of the equation.
Integrating minority businesses into the insurance ecosystem is no easy task, but doing so broadens opportunity and builds a platform for sustainable diversity in the industry.
Articles from CIAB’s award-winning magazine Leader’s Edge.
COUNCILcast with Natalie Holder
Natalie Holder, an employment lawyer and author of “Exclusion: Strategies for Increasing Diversity in Recruitment, Retention and Promotion” explains the difference between diversity and inclusion and how a company’s ability to recruit top talent increases dramatically when it improves its inclusive workplace culture.
Studies & Information
(Marsh & NAAIA)
Study of African-American careers identifies diversity solutions.
(Center for Talent Innovation)
The report is the first of its kind to define, measure and quantify what it means to belong at work — with insights into race, gender, ethnicity, generation and other demographic identities.
The report offers a detailed look at the barriers holding Black women back at work and outlines specific steps companies should take to make sure Black women are treated fairly and given equal opportunities to learn, grow and lead.
Practical ideas to take action on the journey toward tackling racism in the workplace.
The Implicit Association Test (IAT) measures attitudes and beliefs that people may be unwilling or unable to report. Take one or more IAT assessments to find your unconscious associations about race, gender, sexual orientation, and other topics.
Daniel Guillory discusses how you can explore differences so as to expand your knowledge and your view of reality (3 min)
Daniel Guillory explains what unconscious bias is and then shares a five-step process to overcome this counter-productive mindset. (3 min)
A challenge that organizations face is creating inclusion where there is collaboration between a diverse group of people. Daniel Guillory shares some steps you can take to encourage the right type of environment for this collaboration. (5 min)
Inclusion is key in building a more collaborative and innovative team. Author and Whole Brain thinking expert Ann Herrmann-Nehdi covers four key steps you can take to become a more inclusive leader and create engagement and diversity of thought in your team. (4 min)
Stereotyping can hold people back from their potential. Even women can unknowingly perpetuate the issue. Leadership expert Dr. Jeanne Porter King provides four tips to help you end to gender stereotyping in your culture. (3 min)
Maya Hu-Chan explains that the pay and mobility gap between men and women still exists in organizations. She discusses where progress has been made and provides some suggestions for women who want to get ahead. (6 min)
For people that still don’t think microaggressions are a problem: just imagine that instead of being a stupid comment, a microaggression is a mosquito bite (8 min)
Dr. Jan Ferri-Reed shares some tips on creating an inclusive work environment when you’re dealing with team members from different generations. (5 min)
Broadcast journalist and communications expert Debbye Turner Bell explains why listening is so critical and provides six tips that will show others you are listening (3 mins)
If you want to get greater performance, innovation and collaboration that you need to work to create a more inclusive environment that encourages sharing of ideas. Author Maya Hu-Chan offers three ways to overcome barriers that inhibit collaboration. (5 min)
You may not have a say in the larger initiative going on within your organization, but you can have an impact on the day-to-day. Daniel Guillory explains how to use small acts of inclusion to support mutual success and well-being. (4 min)
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