Author: Olivia Riggio

Starkey, Archdiocese, Catholic

Catholic School Guidance Counsellor Fired for Sexual Orientation Suing Archdiocese of Indianapolis for Discrimination

Lynn Starkey was a guidance counselor at the Catholic Roncalli High School in the Archdiocese of Indianapolis for nearly 40 years — until the archdiocese fired her for marrying another woman. Now, she is suing for discrimination. Starkey filed the lawsuit July 29, alleging the archdiocese and the school discriminated against her…

Obama, Baltimore, Trump

Michelle Obama Has Subtle Response to Trump’s Baltimore Tweets

Former First Lady Michelle Obama had a subtle response to President Trump’s offensive tweets about Representative Elijah Cummings and the city of Baltimore — part of the district Cummings represents. Obama tweeted a video of a Baltimore-based STEP-dancing team, the Lethal Ladies from 2017. The caption read, “On #NationalDanceDay, I’m shouting…

Julie Sweet to Become Accenture’s Chief Executive Officer

Julie Sweet, the current chief executive officer of Accenture’s (no. 7 on DiversityInc’s Top 50 list) business in North America, will take over as the company’s chief executive officer Sept. 1. David Rowland, the interim chief executive officer will become executive chairman. Sweet’s current position has her leading the business…