fostering inclusion

Women in the C Suite & Board level

According to The Harvard Business Review, research has shown that firms with more women in senior positions are more profitable, more socially responsible, and provide safer, higher-quality customer experiences — among many other benefits. The research provided some very interesting statistics surrounding diversity and inclusivity, risk assessment and general practice within the company themselves.  So …

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Strategies for discussing bias

“…the binary mindset often positions good intentions and biased behaviour as mutually exclusive. However, it’s possible to act with good intentions and still perpetuate systemic bias.” Unconscious, or implicit, biases are the attitudes, preferences, and assumptions that any person holds toward another individual or group of people. These beliefs—centered around a wide range of characteristics, …

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bell hooks and intersectional feminism

bell hooks (born Gloria Jean Watkins) has always been a leader for justice against prejudice and has challenged oppression in her literature and her activist work. She has addressed race, class, gender in education, art, history, sexuality, mass media, and feminism. No stone has gone unturned.  Arica L. Coleman, a writer for Time states in …

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Diversity jobs boards: benefits & examples

“78% of talent professionals and hiring managers say that diversity is the top trend impacting how they hire.” Over the past few years, the recruiting sector has been challenged by a new wave of recruiting engineering. We are happily bidding farewell to the endless trawling through sites such as REED and INDEED, the tedious candidate …

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