Can your company earn the title of “Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion”? Continue reading Register for the 2018 Disability Equality Index Now!
On this year’s International Women’s Day, March 8, TheWrap published an article about how two of Hollywood’s biggest studios, Disney and Fox, would spend the year releasing a grand total of zero films directed by women. Continue reading The Shonda Effect: How TV Became A Better Place For Female Directors Than Film
Elizabeth Lund, a vice president at Boeing, reflects on the lessons she’s learned and passed on during her career as an aeronautical engineer. Continue reading The Importance of Women Mentoring Other Women
Human resource policies designed to improve workplace diversity haven’t had much success in the decades since they were instituted. In 1995, for example, female CEOs represented less than 1% among Fortune 500 companies. Today, more than two decades later, that percentage is barely more than 5%, according to the Pew Research Center. Continue reading How Two Women Entrepreneurs Used Data To Promote Diversity
Everyone wants to be an entrepreneur. With a turbulent economy, companies cutting jobs and employees fearful they’ll be replaced by robots, people of all backgrounds are looking to take control of their financial future and pursue their passion, including celebrities. Continue reading From Buffy to Business: Sarah Michelle Gellar Opens Up About How Hollywood Helped Prepare Her for Launching a Company
Columbia University will expand its ongoing commitment to diversity in its faculty, dedicating another $100 million over the next five years—in addition to $85 million since 2005—to support recruitment and career development for professors, doctoral and post-doctoral students who traditionally have been underrepresented in higher education. Continue reading University Commits Another $100 Million to Faculty Diversity
An 11-year-old girl inspired by the Flint, Mich., water crisis has been named “America’s Top Young Scientist” after she developed a device that can quickly detect lead levels in water. Continue reading 11-year-old girl inspired by Flint water crisis creates cheap kit to test lead
If we took an interior designer, mother, mentor, and contractor with an insatiable thirst for knowledge along with innovate ideas and rolled all of that into one person — her name would be Ronda Jackson. Like Wonder Woman, she was born into a she-tribe that molded and sculpted her from the brick and clay of the Westside of Chicago. Ronda is a wonderful reflection of the legion of sisters, mothers, advisors, matriarchs, and friends that have endowed her with superhuman inner strength and perseverance. Continue reading Rhonda Jackson- Being Her Own Wonder Woman
The NMSDC Conference and Business Opportunity Exchange coming to Detroit, MI, October 22-25, 2017 is the nation’s premier forum on minority supplier development. For four days, more than 6,000 corporate CEOs, procurement executives and supplier diversity professionals from the top multinational companies, as well as leading Asian, Black, Hispanic and Native American business owners and international organizations will convene at Cobo Center to re-energize their collective efforts to Certify > Develop > Connect > and Advocate for solid minority firms in the global corporate supply chain.
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For its ninth annual awards program, the African American Film Critics Association has proclaimed 2017 the “year of the woman in cinema.” “There is no argument that women have made a bold step forward this year in Hollywood,” said AAFCA president Gil Robertson.