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Millennials and the Participation Trophy Mindset

Rainbow ribbons and bulk orders of plastic gold trophies bring to mind one thing — coddled millennials. Swathed in words of encouragement and gentle support, it’s no surprise this generation is subject to a daily barrage of articles lamenting their work ethic. If you are not familiar, participation trophies were […]


Diversity and Inclusion – A diamond in the rough by Maher Showeiry

In our global and competitive business environment, recruiting, engaging and retaining talents has become a “hustle” for many HR professionals. New tools and techniques in the recruitment process of the world’s top employers ensure that they are reaching wider niche talents. With the ever-expanding workforce, the HR professional’s main concern […]


Diversity Is Not A Trend, It’s A Commitment By Sekinah Brodie

With as many strides that have been made in business regarding diversity and inclusion we are still years away from the finish line. Diversity is not a trending topic that should be promoted for brownie points then discarded. Diversity should not be compartmentalized into a box that you push to […]


Five Ways Small Companies Can Think Big about Affinity Groups by Dr. Nika White, CDE

Affinity groups can be a great tool for diversity and inclusion (D&I), but what if your organization is too small to support a group just for women, Hispanics, or some other demographic not widely represented in the company? That doesn’t have to be the end of the conversation. With some […]


Understanding Biculturalism in a Professional Context by Cherise Tolbert

It may come as a surprise, but most Americans are bicultural (at minimum), according to the Interethnic Proximity Indexsm. If you are bicultural, you identify with two predominant cultures (if you identify with more than two you are multicultural). You may have been raised in a household with Latino parents, for […]


5 Reasons Diversity Matters to Your Career by Cherise Tolbert

When you’re searching for a career, touting your diversity is probably not the first thing that comes to mind. In fact, many diverse individuals used to and still do purposefully hide their ethnicity or race because they don’t want to be hired because of their skin, or gender, or culture; […]


Why Impact Beats Activity Every Time By Dr. Nika White

It’s an awful feeling to look back on the body of your diversity and inclusion work only to discover that your efforts are not producing positive results. It may seem like you’ve done all the right things as an organization, but they’re not adding up to a level that makes […]


The Most Diverse Schools in the U.S. by Andrea Ingleman

College is a time to expand horizons, emotionally and culturally. Though students expect to be educated in the classroom, no doubt many of them will receive their biggest lessons on campus, interacting with other students from many different countries, cultures, ethnic and racial backgrounds. In a real sense, the people […]