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The Dangers of Ignoring Diversity and Inclusion on Your Board

The traditional picture of a board of directors is a group of like-minded persons who will support the plans of the CEO and ensure…

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The Hidden Anxiety Issue with Diversity & Inclusion

Early in 2015, Apple committed over $40 million to the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, a non-profit that supports students enrolled in historically black colleges…

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Great Expectations: Generation Z

If you think all the research and media dissecting Millennials (Generation Y) has prepared you for Generation Z, you might need to think again.…

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What’s So Unfair About Equality? Making a Case for Equity

America was just given a perfect example of the crucial difference between equity and equality. Earlier this month, Democratic Senator Tammy Duckworth of Illinois…

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The Many Faces of Success and Leadership

Earlier this month I had the pleasure of hosting an event with my business partner and husband, Carlo White. He is the owner of…

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Five Ways Small Companies Can Think Big about Affinity Groups

Affinity groups can be a great tool for diversity and inclusion (D&I), but what if your organization is too small to support a group…

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Why Impact Beats Activity Every Time

It’s an awful feeling to look back on the body of your diversity and inclusion work only to discover that your efforts are not…

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Four Sexual Harassment Lessons to Learn Right Now

There is no denying our country is in a pivotal moment when it comes to sexual harassment. While details vary from one scandal to…

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Why You Should Change Your Mind about Inclusion

There’s a hidden obstacle tripping up many of us working in the diversity and inclusion space. When I speak with people in industries across…

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When to Swerve Outside Your Lane

It’s been just over a year since former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick started taking a knee during the national anthem before game…

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