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TIAA Hosts First Historically Black Colleges and Universities Early Career Insights Program Event

HBCU Early Career Insights Program | September 2019 TIAA welcomed 13 east coast Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) to its Charlotte campus in a special learning and networking opportunity for students, faculty, administrators and staff. TIAA’s commitment to HBCUs began in 1918, and the relationship continues to flourish today…

Steve Phillips Explains to Corporate Executives Why 'Brown is the New White'

Civil rights attorney Steve Phillips, author of the New York Times bestselling book “Brown Is the New White,”told some of the nation’s top thought leaders and corporate executives committed to diversity and inclusion that a “New American Majority” is “transforming all manners of modern society.” Phillips was the keynote speaker…

32 Worst States for Transgender Equality

(Update: 10:54 a.m. 6/5/2015) Correction: Map and report were released by the Movement Advancement Project. Changes reflected in the text. By Michael Nam Glynnis Jones / Shutterstock.com High profile transgender individuals like Caitlyn Jenner or Laverne Cox have shown a great deal of progress in terms of attitudes towards gender…

Optimism About Future Poses a Challenge to Recruiting and Retention

By Michael Nam Photo by Shutterstock The Survey of Household Economics and Decisionmaking (SHED), part of the Federal Reserve’s Report on the Economic Well-Being of U.S. Households in 2014, shows that more Americans are feeling better off economically than in 2013. The positive outlook on the economy extends to Black…

New MLB Hire Shows Just How Much of a Joke Diversity Is to Baseball

By Michael Nam On Sunday, May 17th the Miami Marlins baseball franchise made a curious choice to replace their manager, Mike Redmond. Rather than working with the current “Selig Rule” to review multiple diverse candidates for the role, the Marlins went with their general manager, Dan Jennings, another white guy,…

EY: The Importance of Mentoring College Students

By Sheryl Estrada More than 150 high-achieving, ethnically diverse college students from campuses across the country arrived in New York City Wednesday to begin a journey into the professional-services field. EY (No. 3 in The 2014 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity) hosted its ninth annual Discover EY event, which…

Obama Administration Turning to NBA for a Slam Dunk on Healthcare

By Chris Hoenig LeBron James may have just won his second NBA title (and second NBA Finals MVP award), but he and other league stars could find themselves registering a different kind of assist this offseason. A new POLITICO report indicates that officials within the Obama Administration have begun reaching…