Watch Deloitte's Chief Diversity Officer John Zamora tell how honest performance input helped him learn from mistakes and succeed.
Look no further than Rutgers University, where one professor has dedicated his life to helping Black, Latino and other traditionally underrepresented undergrads pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math.
Attracting employees with different perspectives has helped the corporate giant thrive, says IBM's Vice President of Diversity and Workforce Programs Ron Glover. What else did Glover say at DiversityInc's chief diversity officers roundtable?
Rutgers University's Nontraditional Career Resource Center empowers students by challenging career stereotypes and encouraging social action. Read how this program is effecting change in young people.
Does diversity in a student body increase the quality and value of the education? Rutgers University - Newark Chancellor Steve Diner has done the research and is convinced of it.
Recent studies show that Black men are starting to close the gender gap in Black law-school enrollment. But Blacks in general are still underrepresented in the legal profession.
A record number of Latino freshmen enrolled in college during the start of the recession, a new study from Pew Research found. It was the largest increase in 40 years. Why? What else does the data reveal?
Rutgers University's ODASIS program is helping to close the racial/ethnic disparities gap within healthcare and other STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) professions. Its Access-Med program offers undergrads from underrepresented and economically disadvantaged groups career opportunities in the sciences. Here's how.
If New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's proposed 2011 budget cuts go through, six urban women's centers across the state will have to close their doors on June 30. This will leave hundreds of at-risk women, including ex-offenders and victims of domestic violence, out in the cold.
Want to recruit more Blacks, Latinos and other underrepresented talent? Here's how Rutgers University's STEP program identifies and points promising students on the path toward business success.
The Rutgers Center for American Women and Politics leadership-development program is empowering more women from traditionally underrepresented groups to seek public service. How is this program expanding nationally?
A group of young women from Bennett College's SIFE (Students in Free Enterprise) team recently won the regional competition in North Carolina. Next month, they will take part in the national competition where they will compete with teams from across the country. Read more about their winning projects.
In this edition, DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti responds to one reader's concerns about Latino employee recruitment. See how his reaction emphasizes the importance of analyzing the diversity values of colleges and universities.
Rutgers professor gives back to the campus and community through an endowment and commitment to civic engagement.
With high marks for its transgender-friendly community, Rutgers University sets the bar even higher in its diversity efforts and LGBT outreach. Read more about the success of its programs, plus one transgender student's personal story of entering college.
Ernst & Young is pulling out all the stops to show Black and Latino students how accounting careers are attractive. Find out what they are doing.
Although the number of Black students taking Advanced Placement (AP) courses in preparation for college is up, inequalities persist. Which other group is lagging? Read the results of the College Board's new AP report here.
The AT&T Foundation recently pledged $150,000 to the Rutgers Future Scholars Program, an initiative aimed at building a constant talent pipeline of Blacks, Latinos and other youths from low-income communities for corporations nationwide. Find out how their contribution makes a difference.
Atlanta Public School students, many from low-income households, are easing into their day of learning with nutritious morning meals delivered right to the classroom. How does school breakfast help close the academic gap?
Re-Centering the History in Black History Despite an impressive list of prestigious awards and national accomplishments, Rutgers University’s Dr. Clement Alexander Price is a remarkably down-to-earth person. A Black historian and community activist, Price is the Rutgers Board of Governors Distinguished Service Professor of History at the Newark, N.J., campus. Price is most known for …
DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti explains why Connerly, who argues against a California program that balances admissions to demographics, fails to serve people equally. How can public schools overcome bias?
Are all school systems created equal? Watch DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti's keynote on how the U.S. education system should level the socioeconomic playing field.
One reader, a teacher, says she never learned how to deal with LGBT issues in the classroom. But the White Guy says despite this, perceptions of LGBTs are improving and have been improving significantly since 1997.
A reader questions whether focusing on education and socioeconomic status will lead to a greater diversity debate. The White Guy responds with hopeful promise.