2019 Women of Color and Their Allies

code switching

Code Switching Defined

On Oct. 2 at DiversityInc’s Women of Color and Their Allies event, Kelley Cornish, Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion at TD Bank and Corie Pauling, SVP and CDO at TIAA, discussed the definition of code switching and what actions can be taken within a corporate setting to make code…

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Conversation with An Ally Featuring Karen Bennett and DiversityInc CEO Carolynn Johnson

The second annual Women of Color and Their Allies event took place Oct.2 in Atlanta. DiversityInc CEO Carolynn Johnson initiated a conversation at last year’s WOCA around women of color and white women moving forward together and supporting one another. The conversation continued with Cox Communications’ (No. 11 on the…

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Southern Company’s Chris Womack, Merck’s Steve Mizell and AT&T’s Dave Fine on the Road to Allyship

In individual TED-style talks, Chris Womack, EVP and President of External Affairs for Southern Company (No. 33 on The DiversityInc Top 50 list), Steve Mizell, EVP, Chief Human Resources Officer for Merck, and Dave Fine, National Vice President of Sales and Distribution for Cricket Wireless at AT&T (No. 1 on…

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KPMG’s Michele Meyer-Shipp and Toyota Financial Services’ BillieJo Johnson Discuss Women of Color Supporting Women of Color

At DiversityInc’s second annual Women of Color and Their Allies event, panelists Michele Meyer-Shipp, Principal, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer at KPMG (No. 9 on the DiversityInc Top 50 list) and BillieJo Johnson, Group Manager of Enterprise Program Project Management Office at Toyota Financial Services (No. 18 on DiversityInc Top…

Crenshaw, intersectionality, workplace

Dr. Kimberlé Crenshaw Delivers Keynote Speech on Intersectionality

Dr. Kimberlé Crenshaw coined the phrase “intersectionality” nearly three decades ago, despite it only recently entering mainstream conversation. Crenshaw delivered the keynote speech Oct. 2 at DiversityInc’s Women of Color and Their Allies event, explaining the term intersectionality and its application to women of color in the workplace. She coined…