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Why Humanitarian Work and DEI Efforts Go Hand-in-Hand

The United Nations’ World Humanitarian Day was celebrated on August 19 to honor volunteers, professionals, companies and crisis-affected people who help deliver basic needs such as food, shelter, water and medical assistance to those who need it.  While the day has passed, it’s important to acknowledge humanitarian efforts year-round while…

5 Biggest News Stories of the Week: July 28

As the saying goes, the news never stops — but there’s a lot of it out there, and all of it doesn’t always pertain to our readers. In this weekly news roundup, we’ll cover the top news stories that matter most to our diversity focused audience. 1. The Devastating Impact…

5 Biggest News Stories of the Week: June 3

As the saying goes, the news never stops — but there’s a lot of it out there, and all of it doesn’t always pertain to our readers. In this weekly news roundup, we’ll cover the top news stories that matter most to our diversity focused audience. This week’s update covers…

6 Ways DEI Continues to Shape and Evolve America’s Retail Sector

From increased innovation and profits to a better overall customer experience, diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) programs can have a beneficial impact on retail businesses. But disparities in upper management, along with underlying racism that still exists in some store locations, show those efforts still have a long way to…

4 of the Biggest Issues Limiting Diversity and Inclusion in Healthcare

As the ongoing pandemic and recent increased interest in social justice and reform have proven, men and women of color continue to be underserved by the healthcare system, receiving lower quality preventative care and incurring higher levels of illness and disease as a result. While our healthcare system itself has…

Activision Blizzard Hires Kristen Hines as Chief DEI Officer Amid Workplace Controversy

Video game company Activision Blizzard had named Kristen Hines as its new Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer. This appointment comes amid lawsuits, workplace controversy and a pending acquisition of the company by Microsoft for $68.7 billion.  Hines will start her position on April 25, joining the company’s senior leadership…