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Archived: International Women's Day: How to Achieve Economic Equality

What can we do to improve women’s economic opportunities Women have made significant progress over the last several decades, but throughout the world, they still face significant economic inequities, says Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund. Lagarde writes in a blog post that International Women’s Day (annually…

Archived: Partnership for a Healthier America Releases First Report on Private Sector Progress in Childhood Obesity Efforts

Partnership for a Healthier America Releases First Report on Private Sector Progress in Childhood Obesity Efforts WASHINGTON, March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA), which works with Honorary Chair First Lady Michelle Obama and the private sector to end childhood obesity in a generation, today…

Archived: Diversity Leadership: Carlos Rodriguez, ADP

Carlos Rodriguez President and CEO ADP Carlos Rodriguez‘s parents fled Cuba for the United States to provide a better life for their family. Their experiences taught him that with hard work and education, it’s possible to transcend cultural boundaries. It’s a lesson he carries with him today as the leader…

Archived: Toyota: 'Innovative Problem-Solving Demands Diversity & Inclusion'

Toyota: ‘Innovative Problem-Solving Demands Diversity & Inclusion’ Toyota executives share how their remarkably diverse Treasury Department creates an engaged team that delivers significant business results. Toyota‘s history of using diversity for problem-solving dates back as far as World War II, when a diverse team helped British code-breakers crack the German…

Archived: Hilton: Which Employees Make the Best Resource-Group Leaders

Key to Hilton‘s success has been its ability to identify the right talent to lead resource groups, explains Michael Ford, Vice President, Global Diversity & Inclusion, Hilton Worldwide. During his DiversityInc Innovation Fest! presentation on resource groups, Ford reveals how a 93-year-old company with no resource groups established five, with…

Archived: Young, Diverse Crowds Celebrate Obama: Neil King Jr., The Wall Street Journal

How are younger voters shifting political mindsets in America At DiversityInc’s Innovation Fest! event, The Wall Street Journal’s Neil King Jr. describes the diversity and attitudinal changes that influenced the 2012 presidential election. Changing racial demographics in America also are affecting society’s attitude toward politics, elections and the view of…

Archived: What's Deloitte's Top Leadership Imperative

The challenge for diversity-and-inclusion programs today is figuring out how to help leaders become representative of ALL their employees, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, etc. “It’s not about what I think I represent but what our people think I represent,” said Kelvin Womack, Principal, Deloitte, at DiversityInc Innovation…