Diversity

Popular Twitter Account Proven To Be One Of Many Propagandized Russian Trolls

Everyone hates an annoying Internet troll, but in the age of technology they're literally everywhere. They're usually easy to spot because they …

How To Increase Diversity Without 'Lowering The Bar'

One of the more common concerns I hear when discussing the value of corporate diversity is the fear that focusing on diversity in the hiring process may be compromising the quality of the person hired to fill a position. This concern is often expressed as “lowering the bar,” but as this expression …

Entrepreneurship

Retail Industry Leads In Perception Of Diversity

The retail industry is perceived to have the most diverse corporate leaders while the real estate and construction industries are considered to be …

Advertising Industry

Meet the Artistic Director Defying the Statistics of Diversity in Theatre

How Ivy Theatre Company’s Audrey Alford prioritizes hiring inclusive casts, design, and tech teams on every single production.<p>Earlier this year, …

Analysis: How Implicit Biases Hamper Women’s Participation in Science

Despite well-meaning government programmes, true gender equality cannot be achieved if career options for girls are limited by implicit gender biases.<p>…

Gender

What We Miss When We Ignore Asian Americans

Last month, a landmark study called “Tokens on the Small Screen” confirmed what even casual TV watchers have probably observed: the Asian Americans …

After leadership shakeup, here's what will change at PSL's Diversity Dinner

Amid a heated discussion with <b>Yuval Yarden</b>, then–executive director of <b>Philly Startup Leaders</b>, <b>Tayyib Smith</b> let off a litany on demands on tech …

K-12

Actress Lili Reinhart Says Her Costume Is The 'Color Of Her Soul,' But Some Say It's Plain Ol' Blackface

It's Halloween season, which — for the black community — unfortunately often seems less about pumpkin spice and more about side-eyeing racist …

Lili Reinhart

USC Annenberg & HBO Launch Diverse Voices Initiative With David Simon | Deadline

The USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism at USC and HBO have partnered for the Diverse Voices Forums, which will run through the …

TV

The time is ripe to pry open male-dominated barriers in the tech sector, Tina Huang says

San Francisco — The way Tina Huang tells it, the path to her resignation from Twitter was a Kafkaesque experience. She said she was denied a …

Business (South Africa)

Columbia Pledges $100 Million to Diversity Initiative

Early this month, Columbia University announced a pledge of $100 million committed to diversify its faculty and provide career development for …

Education

Whiteness Dominates Oxford - But That Should Discourage BAME Students From Applying

In light of David Lammy's investigation into diversity at Oxbridge, I've been added to four separate group chats titled "Oxford is racist." This is …

Education

The Shonda Effect: How TV Became A Better Place For Female Directors Than Film

Television is where Hollywood is getting it right<p>On this year’s International Women’s Day, March 8, TheWrap published an article about how two of Hollywood’s biggest studios, Disney and Fox, would spend the year releasing a grand total of zero films directed by women. But while film experienced a …

TV

Coding fellowships aim to plug diversity gap

<b>London-based coding school Makers Academy has announced the launch of four fellowships that will aim to promote greater diversity in UK tech.</b><p>The …

Engineering

For all its talk, Silicon Valley is terrible at recruiting African Americans. Here’s why

A new report reveals that African Americans have stagnated in making inroads to job equality in the tech industry<p>The attorney general of the United States believes that not only affirmative action is unnecessary, but that it constitutes discrimination against whites. If that’s the case, shouldn’t …

Liberal View

my 'bored with diversity' comment was wrong

Dear Caitlin<p>Firstly, I would like to apologise to you and everybody else who has taken unintended offence at my Private View.<p>The binary wording of …

Bolling: NAACP says Boston minorities need steady progress

The Boston branch of the NAACP’s release of a “report card” on Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s first term provides more than an in-depth assessment of the …

Boston

Here’s how to solve the Oxbridge problem with poor people and minorities

People make rational decisions and respond to financial incentives. Most economists use those assumptions as rules of thumb to predict behaviour. But …

Education

Women getting promotions comparable to men but at a price: report

A recently released report reveals women are asking for raises and promotions at rates comparable to their male counterparts, however, it comes with …

Gender

Overall representation of women in engineering workforce of IT firms stands at 34 percent: Survey

The overall representation of women in the engineering workforce of <b>IT</b> firms is just 34 percent, according to a survey.<p>"The average number of women …

Women in Tech

Fifth Harmony's Normani Kordei Signs Solo Management Deal

If you were already excited that <b>Khalid</b> and <b>Fifth Harmony</b> singer <b>Normani Kordei</b> are working on music together, it looks like there might be where that …

Pop Music

Women get business done: Fighting for gender equity in the corporate world

Women get business done: Fighting for gender equity in the corporate worldMark Unger/FileAt a local gift shop near my home, charming coffee mugs and …

Gender

Why being 'bored of diversity' is not good enough: a response to Justin Tindall

Dear Justin,<p>I get it. Turkeys don’t vote for Christmas. I get that you want to return to the "good old days" which were such a happy time for you. …

New FBI Director Calls Promoting Diversity a Top Priority

Chris Wray made comments during speech at International Association of Chiefs of Police Conference<p>PHILADELPHIA—Chris Wray, the new director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, said Sunday that one of his top priorities would be to improve diversity in the bureau’s ranks.<p>“The reality is we are …

FBI

NAACP releasing scathing report on Walsh promises to communities of color

The Boston branch of the NAACP will release its first report card this week on the administration of Mayor Martin J. Walsh, harshly grading him on …

Boston

Tim Cook talks education, diversity, and more in interview with Chicago mayor

Apple this week opened its new flagship retail store in Chicago, and present at the opening were several Apple executives. Tim Cook, Angela Ahrendts, and Eddy Cue were all in attendance, giving interviews, taking selfies, and more. While there, Cook sat down with the mayor of Chicago, Rahm Emanuel, …

Technology (India)

Diwali festival shows cultural diversity of modern NZ

<b>OPINION:</b> Growing up in Auckland, the annual cultural highlight was the Easter Show or maybe the Santa parade.

New Zealand News

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Without a doubt, companies need a diverse workforce to reflect the population that defines the United States and makes us strong. As discussed in my …

Business

Diversity is a Weakness, Not a Strength

Posted: Oct 21, 2017 12:01 AM<p>"Diversity is a strength” is one of those Orwellian maxims that’s just generally accepted as truth by most Americans …

Conservative View

It's 2017 and Amazon only has one woman among its 18 most powerful executives

HR head Beth Galetti stands alone.<p>Even in a technology industry rife with gender disparity, Amazon’s leadership group stands out among the most powerful companies for being almost exclusively an all-boys club.<p>Of the company’s 18 most powerful executives, 17 are men. At the top sits Amazon CEO Jeff …

Amazon