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CEOs of S&P 500 Companies Make Approximately 299 Times More Than Their Average Worker

Even with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, a new report from the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) reveals that CEO salaries continue to soar while compensation for the people working for these individuals remains stagnant.  Moira Ritter of CNN Business has reported that “the average S&P…

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Amazon, Microsoft, Zillow and Leading US Companies Launch Black Boardroom Initiative

The number of Black executives in corporate boardrooms remains shockingly sparse even with the ongoing push for diversity and inclusion all across American culture — including companies big and small alike. But some of the biggest corporations in the United States are working on a new initiative to change that….

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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…

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Women’s History Month Profiles: Katharine Graham, Washington Post Publisher and First Female CEO of a Fortune 500 Company

During Women’s History Month, DiversityInc is honoring a series of woman innovators and history makers like Katharine Graham, who are often overlooked in mainstream media coverage and history books. Check back throughout March to learn about more important figures. Born: June 16, 1917, New York City Died: July 17, 2001, Boise,…

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NASDAQ President Backtracks Proposed Boardroom Diversity Requirements

When stock market indexing giant NASDAQ announced plans to make the companies listed on its exchange include at least some measure of diversity on their boards last December, the reaction was loud and immediate from both sides. Right-leaning groups like The Heritage Foundation declared the move “discriminatory and immoral” and…

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Thasunda Brown Duckett Named CEO of TIAA; Second Black Woman Recently Named to Lead Fortune 500 Company

TIAA — Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America — has announced that Thasunda Brown Duckett will become the company’s new CEO, succeeding Roger W. Ferguson Jr. who announced in November 2020 his plans to retire. With her appointment, Duckett will join newly named Walgreen’s CEO Rosalind Brewer as one…

DiversityInc CEO Carolynn Johnson Speaks to Rutgers Center for Women in Business About Addressing Racial Injustice

DiversityInc CEO Carolynn Johnson spoke today on how leaders can be morally courageous and speak out against the racial injustice. Her fireside video chat with Lisa Kaplowitz, Assistant Professor and Director of the Center for Women in Business at Rutgers University Business School addressed racism, allyship and the power of…