Tag: Gender

Is Your Talent Program World-Class

Is your company prepared for a talent war The quest for top talent is a leading concern among corporations, according to a Deloitte and Forbes Insights study, which found that more than half of companies are concerned about the health of their pipelines, especially when it comes to executive management….

What Does It Take for a Woman to Become CEO

Getting women to the top of most organizations is a common issue, especially the CEO spot. Here’s an interview with one woman who rose to the top in a male-dominated industry and became CEO and chairman of KeyCorp, a top 20 U.S. bank. How did Beth Mooney do it In…

Why Is Global Diversity So Difficult

It’s a question that challenges many companies. How much local control is needed and what happens when local cultural customs contrast with corporate values What best practices are being implemented And what company does it better than everyone else DiversityInc examined global diversity trends in depth in our exclusive global…

Where's the Diversity in the Venture-Capital Industry

Racial and gender diversity continues to be limited at venture-capital firms, with only minimal progress in the younger ranks. New research from the National Venture Capital Association and Dow Jones VentureSource finds the industry has had little change over the last three years from its predominantly white, male demographics. The…

White Guy Responds to Transgender Appointment Hate Mail

Luke Visconti’s Ask the White Guy column is a top draw on DiversityInc.com. Visconti, the founder and CEO of DiversityInc, is a nationally recognized leader in diversity management. In his popular column, readers who ask Visconti tough questions about race/culture, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability and age can expect smart,…

Do Your Company's Policies Include Gender Identity

Is gender identity part of your workplace‘s nondiscrimination policy How prevalent are these types of policies in The 2009 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity and the Fortune 100 Find out more here. Ninety-six percent of The 2009 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity have a nondiscrimination policy that includes…

Stereotypes: Embrace Them or Deny Them

Question: Suppose someone possesses some of the stereotypes that are attached to their race, gender, orientation, ability and/or age. Do you think this person should embrace or deny these qualities, especially regarding perpetuating stereotypes and advancing in careers Answer: Stereotypes are used to fit people into limitations comprehensible to the…

Where Does Equality Begin (VIDEO)

Are all school systems created equal Watch DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti’s keynote where he tells how our education system should level the socioeconomic playing field.