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Inclusion is Tough to Measure

Many organizations measure diversity but ignore inclusion. That’s Christine Michel Carter’s observation in a recent Time Magazine piece. She writes that diversity programs serve as a vital strategy for growth if companies want to market products and services to diverse generations. However, professionals still need to work smart and be …

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Apple’s Diversity Chief Is Leaving After Only 6 Months

Denise Young Smith has resigned from Apple as its Chief Diversity Officer for reasons as yet unclear. However, “…She had irked some critics in May when she commented during a conference, “There can be 12 white, blue-eyed, blonde men in a room and they’re going to be diverse too because …

Management

How to accelerate gender diversity on boards

“…The tone of much public discourse on the issue of women’s representation on boards has been pessimistic of late, and understandably so, given the crawl toward gender parity in the United States. Women currently hold 19 percent of board positions there, while in European countries such as France, Norway, and Sweden, …

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Project Include

Project Include is a community for accelerating meaningful, enduring diversity and inclusion in the Tech industry. The website resource is a non-profit that uses data and advocacy to accelerate diversity and inclusion solutions in the tech industry.

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Management

Looking to hire women in tech?

You assume it’s because there are not enough women working in tech but how hard are you looking at what you are offering? Do you understand what women in tech look for when choosing their next role? Do you know that women in tech move less than men because the risks are …

Management

Wage Gap Not the Only Barrier to Women’s Progress At Work

“We won’t truly see equality until the distribution of income within a company is 50% men and 50% women,” said Wallace. She was paraphrasing a comment made earlier in the day by Joelle Tanguy, director of the strategic partnership division at UN Women. “It’s about the wage gap, but leadership and authority also …

Management

What Women Really Want from Their Employers

  “…You assume it’s because there are not enough women working in tech but how hard are you looking at what you are offering? Do you understand what women in tech look for when choosing their next role? Do you know that women in tech move less than men because the risks …

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Jason Pina named Ohio University’s interim chief diversity officer

Ohio University Vice President of Student Affairs Jason Pina has been named the university’s interim chief diversity officer. Pina will maintain his current position and will begin serving as chief diversity officer Aug. 1, according to a university news release. “Creating a welcoming environment for every member of the Bobcat …

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IBM Steps Up Fight Against Texas Bathroom Bill

IBM is upping the ante in its fight against Texas’ so-called “bathroom bill,” dispatching top executives to Austin and waging an ad war against what it calls the “discriminatory legislation.” Before state lawmakers reconvene Tuesday for a special legislative session, the technology giant is taking out full-page advertisements in The Dallas Morning News, San Antonio …

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Georgina Dodge Chosen as Bucknell’s Associate Provost for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Following an extensive national search, Georgina Dodge has been named Bucknell University’s new associate provost for diversity, equity & inclusion. Dodge comes from the University of Iowa where, since 2010, she was chief diversity officer, associate vice president and Title IX coordinator. Dodge, who also will hold the title of adjunct …