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disabilities, social media, design

New Social Media Design Holding People with Disabilities Back

Social media companies have left people with disabilities behind when it comes to designing apps. The world of social media can do wonders for people with disabilities. It opens a world of communication that this population have been deprived of. However, with the fad in technology leaning toward flair and…

Luke Visconti, Panelists Share Best Practices at Congressional Hearing on Diversity in the Boardroom

DiversityInc Founder and Chairman Luke Visconti, along with five other expert panelists, offered their perspectives and experience during the House Committee on Financial Services hearing, entitled: “Diversity in the Boardroom: Examining Proposals to Increase the Diversity of America’s Boards.” Or, in most cases, the lack of diversity in America’s boardrooms. …

Dr. Glenda Glover Unifies HBCUs Through Service and Leadership

DiversityInc COO Carolynn Johnson recently spoke with Dr. Glenda Glover, International President of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated and President of Tennessee State University (TSU), about the significance of historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs). While Dr. Glover’s tireless efforts to promote, assist and call attention to the excellence of…

Howard University Alumni Club of New Jersey to HostInaugural Scholarship Luncheon

HUACNJsalutes DiversityIncas anofficialmediapartner of theluncheon, where five New Jerseyresidentswill receive Distinguished Alumni awards. DiversityInc is “the dominant diversity publication” on the web and social media. At its core is theDiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity competition that uses SAS software to analyze data and draw correlations relative to performance. Luke…

Stop Putting Me on a Pedestal

The following is a response from a DiversityInc reader on our “7 Things NEVER to Say to People With Disabilities” article. Hi, my name is Kevin, I’m a twenty four year old male with cerebral palsy. Over the many years, I’ve always tried to surpass my disability, because I was…

Meaningless Federal Financial-Institution Diversity Standards Just Released

By Barbara Frankel Photo by Shutterstock Six federal agencies recently released joint standards to assess diversity efforts of the financial institutions they represent. Unfortunately, the standards have no means of accountability they are entirely voluntary and require only self-assessment. The standards came from the Offices of Minority and Women Inclusion…