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How to See and Support “Invisible” Diversity

Fresh on the heels of Mental Illness Awareness Week, I recall how the recent suicides of designer Kate Spade and celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain…

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Who Will Stand on Your Foundation?

It’s always good to practice what you preach, but it’s a blessing to be able to do so as part of a community. That’s…

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Why the Business World is Embracing Intersectionality

This month, Ellene V. Miles will join Sony Pictures’ marketing team as their Senior Vice President of Intersectional Marketing. This newly created position reflects…

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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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