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Seeing Diversity Through Employees' Eyes (VIDEO)

How can you make every employee’s voice count Cari M. Dominguez, former chair of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and corporate director for Manpower, suggests leaders stand in employees’ shoes to see things from a different point of view. Dominguez will give a talk, “EEO, Affirmative Action &…

Programs for At-Risk Women on NJ Gov's Chopping Block

Faced with an $11-billion budget deficit, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s proposed 2011 state budget includes some deep and painful cuts. One of the programs in the cross-hairs is the Ujima Urban Women Center, a program that keeps women out of prison and helps find them jobs. Come June 30,…

DiversityInc Top 50 Leaders Make CEO Commitment Paramount

In our 10 years of providing a standardized measurement of diversity-management practices and outcomes, we’ve been able to see how “diversity” is much more than a simple management practice. It’s a value—supported, nurtured and enforced by the CEO. The CEOs I’ve met—mostly white men—have had an epiphany about people. They…

Sodexo's Employee Engagement = Gender Equity & Fighting World Hunger

Sodexo Global CEO Michel Landel’s unwavering leadership commitment to equality is what led Sodexo to a top spot onThe DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity listand what has helped to attract other great leaders to the company. Read more about this remarkable man. Outtakes from DiversityInc’s candid conversation with Landel…

FMLA: What Employers Need to Know

With a heightened awareness of workplace rights, employees who are striving to balance the demands of job and family are turning to the Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Five years ago, the last year for which data is available, an estimated 94 million employees were covered under FMLA, and…

Sodexo's Global CEO Leverages Diversity

Only seconds into the conversation with Sodexo’s Global CEO Michel Landel and his heartfelt commitment to diversity management and an inclusive workplace becomes obvious. “We believe our culture makes the difference; this culture is a differentiator,” he explains during a private conversation in midtown Manhattan with DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti….

Blind Since Birth, Kathy Martinez Fights for Disability Community

For the third year in a row, DiversityInc has selected several extraordinary women to profile in our Women We Love feature. The six women whose stories you’ll read have two things in common: They overcame obstacles or cultural assumptions to become leaders in their fields, and they have continued, throughout…