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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…

'Believing In People' Is Key to Managing Talent

New ideas and diversity of thought are vital to accomplishing an organization’s goals, said Vice Admiral Anthony L. Winns in an interview with DiversityInc. He explains that, to stay relevant, the U.S. Navy must recruit the nation’s “best and brightest” from a diverse talent pool.

Managing the Global Workforce by Assessing Talent

If anyone understands what it feels like to constantly cross international borders, it’s Esther Hahm. One of three children of a Korean diplomat, Hahm spent her childhood living and traveling around the globe. Her parents insisted Hahm and her two brothers attend local schools whenever possible. She attended college in…

The 21st-Century Workforce: China, India and Implications for the U.S.

Dr. David Finegold, dean of Rutgers University’s School of Management and Labor Relations, shared the results from a research project analyzing major efforts in India and China to raise the levels of skill for their populations, which together account for more than 35 percent of the global workforce. At DiversityInc’s…