Diversity

Coco, Mulan, Moana and other Disney films that celebrate cultural diversity

With Moana, Disney scored a lot of points for accurately showcasing several Polynesian customs.<p>In the past few years, Disney has made a conscious …

Cultural Diversity

Google's 'Trust Us' Approach Doesn't Satisfy Pay Gap Skeptics

Google, which has long portrayed itself as one of the world's best workplaces, faces government accusations that it underpays women and is resisting pressure to turn over salary data to disprove them.<p>The Labor Department sued Google in January after the company refused to submit 19 years of pay …

Gender

SAP Leads the Diversity in Tech Movement

I was intrigued when I read that SAP was included in BrandZ’s 2017 list of top 100 global brands; ranked as #21 on the list. <b>BrandZ</b> is the world's largest brand equity database. It holds data from over 650,000 consumers and professionals across 31 countries, comparing over 23,000 brands. The …

Kellogg School

Montreal Fête nationale parade floats raise diversity concerns

Footage of this year’s Fête nationale parade in Montreal that has been circulating on Facebook has raised questions and criticisms about the …

Canadian News

Accenture Debuts a New Video Designed to Make Us All Better Allies

What do you wish people at work understood about you? How are you invisible to them? What do people get wrong about you?<p>When Accenture asked these …

Accenture

Respecting Diversity: 3 Qualities Your Young Adult Needs

Your kid will interact with many different people throughout their life. After high school when they move, or go to college, or start working, they will be meeting and forming relationships with people of different ages, races, ethnicities, genders, and more.<p>Many will have different ideologies, …

College & University

Tech Diversity Nonprofit Code2040’s New Class Of Fellows Is The Largest Ever

Code2040, a nonprofit addressing the racial wealth gap by increasing representation of marginalized groups in the U.S. tech workforce, just announced …

Education

#EmbraceTheLatinx is calling for a more accurate representation of Latinxs in media

It’s not unfair to say that Hollywood, and the media at large, lack diversity. Though the hot topic issue is finally taking a front seat, there’s …

Madrid hosts_ and debates_ global gay pride

MADRID (AP) — Madrid is gearing up to be the world capital of gay pride, a colorful mixture of commercialism and all-night partying that has brought vindication for sexual and gender diversity and created fissures among LGBT activists.<p>"Pride Yes, But Not Like This," reads the banner a residents' …

LGBTQ

The R community is one of R’s best features

R is incredible software for statistics and data science. But while the bits and bytes of software are an essential component of its usefulness, …

Data Science

What Uber's Leadership Change Means For Diversity In Tech

NPR's Rachel Martin speaks to tech industry recruiter and consultant Y-Vonne Hutchinson about the resignation of former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick, and the message it sends to Silicon Valley.

Silicon Valley

No way to celebrate Title IX: The poor hiring records of select college conferences

This is the 45th anniversary of the passage of Title IX, the landmark legislation that helped create opportunities for women and girls to play …

College & University

Artist addresses lack of diversity at London university

Malaysian-German artist Soraya Jansen uses performance to challenge what she believes is a serious handicap in the British education system<p>When Malaysian-German artist and model Soraya Jansen found herself frustrated with the lack of attention and feedback her university tutors were giving her …

Cultural Diversity

Student Evaluations at Center of American University Tenure Fight

Carolyn Brown, an assistant professor at American University, is appealing the provost’s decision to reject her tenure application, saying the …

Education

Employment helps white men’s health more than women and blacks

Employment can be a big boost to health, conferring up to 10 extra years of life, but not if you are black or female. In fact, in the United States, …

Men's Health

The number of new female board members dropped last year

The push to get more women onto corporate boards of directors is getting a lot of attention lately: Investors have been urging companies to make it a priority, Uber came under fire after a director cracked a joke about more women in the boardroom and a Wall Street statue of a little girl aimed at …

Business

Dear New Orleans graduates, tech companies want to hire you: Letter

In 2015 I relocated Torsh, my edtech startup, from New York City to New Orleans. I was not only seduced by the cultural milieu that is this …

New Orleans

Diversity and Inclusion Council Focuses on Core Values of Texas Athletics

When in 2011, University of Texas Athletics created a Diversity and Inclusion Council as part of a focus on the department's core values, Jody …

Women's Basketball

Uber figures it out: Silicon Valley has a management problem

Commentary: Uber’s bad-boy culture puts a spotlight on how Silicon Valley needs to change.<p>For years we've heard that Silicon Valley has a diversity problem. You know, the message that says:<p><i>"We've got to encourage more girls, women and minorities to get STEM degrees."</i><p>Sound familiar? It's pretty much …

Technology

Census Finds A More Diverse America, As Whites Lag Growth

America's diversity remains on the rise, with all racial and ethnic minorities growing faster than whites from 2015 to 2016, the U.S. Census Bureau says in a new snapshot of the national population. The agency also found the U.S. median age has risen to nearly 38.<p>Asian and mixed-race people are the …

Population

Report Finds Diverse Movies Outperform White Ones At Every Level

A top Hollywood agency looked into how diversity performs. The answer is: extremely well.<p>One of the most powerful talent agencies in Hollywood has put out a report that pushes back against many preconceived notions about the way movies with diverse casts perform at the box office.<p>Creative Artists …

News (U.S.)

3 Reasons To Recruit And Select More Female Leaders

In the U.S., since 1970, 26% of the growth in GDP has been directly attributable to having more women in the workforce. Hiring women has clearly been beneficial, but the benefits don’t stop with a mere headcount. Companies are in need of strong individuals in key leadership positions. Women are a …

Leadership

Code Breakers

Culture<p>Five years ago, Leanne Pittsford was running a tech and design agency in San Francisco and wondering why she’d had so few role models of the kind she sought. “Queer women were a group really underrepresented in our community,” she explains. It had been that way as long as she could recall—in …

LGBTQ

The Problem With Diverse Role Models

In 1963, psychologists convinced an army of four-year-olds to beat the living crap out of a Bobo Doll. Each preschooler watched an adult pummel a …

Parenting

Wall Street Journal Reporters Demand Action On Newsroom Diversity

An internal email obtained by HuffPost reveals growing unrest.<p>The Wall Street Journal’s staff is about as diverse as the business world the paper covers: It’s essentially run by white men. A few star women have risen and departed over the years. And people of color are essentially missing from the …

Journalism

A Bill To Make TV More Diverse Is Now Very Close To Passing

It's a first of its kind and backed up by research.<p>TV shows made in New York might soon be hiring more women and people of color.<p>Just before adjourning for the summer, the New York state legislature passed a bill late Wednesday that carves out $5 million of the state’s $420 million film tax credit …

Writers Guild of America

Diversify This: "Why aren't there any chicks at our pizza and beer nights?"

Recently, Apple promoted its resident VP of Worldwide Talent and Human Resources to the coveted position of VP of Diversity and Inclusion. Other major power players like Microsoft, Atlassian and Philips have implemented inclusive hiring practices, and startups in locales around the world are …

Hackathons

Sabrina A. Griffin

Diversity & Inclusion Consultant<p>Sabrina A. Griffin recently retired from Chubb & Son, Inc. where she served as Assistant Vice President & Diversity …

Lifestyle

TV Tax Credit Linking Diversity to Hiring Passes NY Legislature

A first-of-its-kind tax incentive to boost women and minority TV writers and directors has made it through the New York state Legislature. The bill, …

Taxes

Can We Stop Talking About 'Boy Jobs' And 'Girl Jobs' Now?

The 2017 election was a special moment in history - and I'm not talking about the result. It was momentous because of the number of women who stood for election and actually won. On the 104th anniversary of the death of the Suffragette Emily Wilding Davison, we had the largest percentage of women …

Gender