Tag: covid-19

Tokyo Olympics new president

Tokyo’s Olympic Committee Names New President After Scandal Over Sexist Comments From Previous Leader

Following a scandal over sexist remarks made by its former chair, the Tokyo 2020 organizing committee has named a new president: Japanese athlete-turned-politician Seiko Hashimoto. A former cyclist and speed skater who competed in seven Summer and Winter Olympics, Hashimoto steps into a highly volatile role as Tokyo Olympic Organizing…

Comcast's Dalila Wilson-Scott

Comcast NBCUniversal’s Dalila Wilson-Scott on Maintaining Employee Engagement, the Challenges of COVID-19, the Company’s Ongoing Commitment to Social Justice and More

Media & technology company Comcast NBCUniversal is working hard to further its commitment to diversity and inclusion. Already a DiversityInc Top 50 company (they ranked No. 7 in 2020 on our annual list of the country’s top companies for diversity), the company recently distributed the first round of RISE awards…

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A 4-Day Workweek: Why Don’t We Have It Yet?

Conversations about shortening the workweek to four days have been popping up for decades, and the COVID-19 pandemic has offered an opportunity for leaders around the world to reconsider the benefits of a four-day workweek. But granting employees a longer weekend requires more than just schedule changes. Its implications are also cultural…

asian, anti-asian, violence

Anti-Asian Racist Violence Remains Vastly Underreported

The brutal, fatal assault on Vicha Ratanapakdee, an elderly Thai man in San Francisco that took place on Jan. 28, did not happen in a vacuum. The video of an assailant shoving Ratanapakdee to the ground spread around the world, leading advocates and public figures to demand justice. But this…