Tag: Women

hispanic workforce

Despite Growing Hispanic Workforce and Language, California’s New Law Leaves Latina Women Behind

California lawmakers passed a law requiring all public companies based in the state to have at least one female director by the end of 2019. Latina women are still being left behind in representation, despite the number of Hispanics in the civilian U.S. workforce more than doubling from 10.7 million to 25.4 million workers between 1990…

Nellie Bly

Women’s History Month Profile: Nellie Bly, World Traveler and Investigative Journalist

During Women’s History Month, DiversityInc is honoring a series of female innovators and history makers who are often overlooked in mainstream media coverage and history books. Check back throughout March to learn about more important figures. Related Story: Women’s History Month Profiles: Mary Beatrice Davidson Kenner, Inventor Born: May 5, 1864 in…

Althea Gibson

Women’s History Month Profile: Althea Gibson, Professional Tennis Player

During Women’s History Month, DiversityInc is honoring a series of woman innovators and history makers who are often overlooked in mainstream media coverage and history books. Check back throughout March to learn about more important figures. Born: August 25, 1927 Clarendon County, South Carolina Died: September 28, 2003 East Orange, New Jersey…

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Committee on Financial Services Finds Need for Transparency, Improvement in Large Banks’ Diversity Practices

The U.S. House Committee on Financial Services under congresswoman Maxine Waters issued a report this month that summarizes the Committee’s review of the diversity and inclusion practices in the U.S.’s largest banks. It found that although banks and other financial services firms tout their diversity and inclusion policies, the sector…