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AT&T's Anne Chow Takes Atypical Sales Path

Anne Chow, senior vice president of AT&T’s Premier Client Group, describes her childhood as “very, very traditional” for a second-generation daughter of Taiwanese immigrants. Born in Missouri and raised in Holmdel, N.J., she was taught to play classical piano and was expected to excel at math and science. But during…

Ask the White Guy: You're Gay You're Fired!

Now that Congress has overcome obstructiveness and ended “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” (DADT), and now that many states voted to recognize same-gender marriage, we need to keep in mind that it’s still perfectly legal in 29 states to fire someone because they’re gayand you can fire someone over their gender…

Rutgers Students Excel in Sciences With ODASIS

Rutgers University’s Office for Diversity and Academic Success in the Sciences (ODASIS)’s Access-Med program prepares promising Black, Latino and other undergrads from underrepresented and economically disadvantaged groups for careers in medicine, science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Watch a video from Rutgers Today featuring ODASIS students talking about how the…

Invest in Your Future: The Business Case for Supporting GLSEN

The loss of one young life is a cost too high. At least, you’d hope that it wouldn’t take much more to convince people of the urgent need for action to end bias and bullying directed at lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) young people in our schools. But, over…

Rear Adm. Faller: 'Women Make the Navy Better' (VIDEO)

The first class of women were on U.S. Navy submarines in 2011, putting an end to one of the last barriers for women in the military. Rear Adm. Craig Faller, commander of the Navy Recruiting Command, said that women are integral to everything the Navy does, and their success has…

How Working Hard and Saying 'Yes' Paid Off

SEC Commissioner Luis Aguilar told DiversityInc how he used his experiences and skills as a lawyer to run the Latin America division of a large asset-management firm, where he broke out of the mold of attorney and built a reputation as a savvy businessman.

Supreme Court to Decide If Walmart Gender-Bias Case Is Class Action

The U.S. Supreme Court yesterday agreed to review whether more than a million current and former female employees who have worked at Walmart stores since 1998 are entitled to proceed with a massive class-action lawsuit charging sex discrimination by America’s largest retailer. Yesterday’s decision does not mean the Supreme Court…

Melinda Gates Leaves Post Board After Report Criticizes Kaplan

Melinda French Gates, philanthropist and wife of Microsoft Corp. Chairman Bill Gates, has resigned from The Washington Post Co.’s board of directors. Her resignation comes shortly after the release of a highly critical report, funded partly by her foundation, which likened for-profit colleges to subprime-mortgage lenders, targeting low-income and traditionally…

The U.S. Navy Must Diversify Its Ranks to Stay Relevant

By 2042, white people will no longer be the American majority, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. To stay relevant, the U.S. Navy’s sailors, officers and personnel must reflect the changing demographics of the country, Vice Admiral Anthony L. Winns, Naval Inspector General, said in an interview with DiversityInc CEO…