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DiversityInc 2021 Top 50 event: Fireside Chat with Carole Huntsman

During a DiversityInc 2021 virtual Fireside Chat, Carole Huntsman, Head of North America, Sanofi Genzyme and U.S. Country Lead at Sanofi (No. 27 on The  DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list in 2021), spoke about allies in corporate America with Carolynn Johnson, CEO of DiversityInc. Here’s a look back at…

‘A Sophisticated Approach When Considering Women of Color in Your Workplace Planning Strategy’: A Presentation by Dr. Stephanie Creary

At DiversityInc’s “Women of Color and Their Allies” event on Nov. 4, 2020, Dr. Stephanie Creary gave a presentation titled “The Importance of Inclusion and Belonging at Work: Spotlight on Women of Color.” As a professor of management specializing in identity and diversity at the Wharton School of the University…

Managing Ethnic Stereotypes That Enter the Room Before You Do: A Panel Featuring Toyota’s Billie Jo Johnson and PepsiCo’s Merary Simeon

During DiversityInc’s Women of Color and Their Allies event on Nov. 4, Merary Simeon, North America vice president of diversity and engagement at PepsiCo and Billie Jo Johnson, general manager at Toyota Motor, North America discussed the stereotypes they faced as women of color in the corporate space. PepsiCo was…

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National Day of Mourning Enters 50th Year in 2019

The National Day of Mourning, which commemorates the genocide of Native Americans every fourth Thursday of November instead of Thanksgiving, is now in its 50th year. It began in 1970, when a member and leader of the tribe that had originally met the pilgrims from the Mayflower landing wanted to…

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Carolynn Johnson, DiversityInc CEO, Discusses Allyship on the ‘Karen Hunter Show’

Carolynn Johnson, DiversityInc CEO, discussed allyship on the “Karen Hunter Show” on SiriusXM’s Urban View on Monday. “I have no interest in trying to — and I view all of this as help, let’s just be clear — I have no interest in trying to help people that show up…

5 Things Not to Say to Transgender People

The following article by Jean-Marie Navetta, the Director of Equality and Diversity Partnerships for PFLAG National, is an educational guide to improve transgender cultural competence in the workplace. Janet Mock 5 Things NOT to Say to Transgender People While research suggests that only two in ten people personally know someone…

The Value of Getting Hourly Workers into Employee Resource Groups

By Michael Nam Photo by Shutterstock Employee or business resource groups provide safe spaces and helps drive specific business goals. The participation of hourly workers is essential to the wellbeing of the work force, but it can be a specific challenge that a company has to navigate particularly with the…