Tag: Women Of Color

code switching

Code Switching Defined

On Oct. 2 at DiversityInc’s Women of Color and Their Allies event, Kelley Cornish, Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion at TD Bank and Corie Pauling, SVP and CDO at TIAA, discussed the definition of code switching and what actions can be taken within a corporate setting to make code…

Johnson, Meyer-Shipp, support

KPMG’s Michele Meyer-Shipp and Toyota Financial Services’ BillieJo Johnson Discuss Women of Color Supporting Women of Color

At DiversityInc’s second annual Women of Color and Their Allies event, panelists Michele Meyer-Shipp, Principal, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer at KPMG (No. 9 on the DiversityInc Top 50 list) and BillieJo Johnson, Group Manager of Enterprise Program Project Management Office at Toyota Financial Services (No. 18 on DiversityInc Top…

Crenshaw, intersectionality, workplace

Dr. Kimberlé Crenshaw Delivers Keynote Speech on Intersectionality

Dr. Kimberlé Crenshaw coined the phrase “intersectionality” nearly three decades ago, despite it only recently entering mainstream conversation. Crenshaw delivered the keynote speech Oct. 2 at DiversityInc’s Women of Color and Their Allies event, explaining the term intersectionality and its application to women of color in the workplace. She coined…

Democratic Party: Racially Charged Infighting Intensifies

And so, the fight continues and expands. On Saturday, racially-charged conversations and tensions within the House Democratic Caucus reached new heights. At the liberal Netroots Nation conference, Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) said the Democratic party doesn’t need “any more black voices that don’t want to be a black voice.” Rep. Ilhan Omar…