For transgender students, Title IX changes could reopen doors closed under Trump

Shane Windmeyer recalls the influx of calls to Campus Pride in 2016, when then-President Barack Obama’s Department of Education told colleges that sexual orientation and gender identity were protected by Title IX. Community college leaders wanted to know how they could support their transgender students, beyond the letter of the law, said Windmeyer, the organization’s … Read more

Why we need a mindset shift around LGBTQIA+ employees in the workplace and how we can achieve it

The LGBTQIA+ community in India has come a long way and there are now various laws in place to protect their rights and provide equal opportunities. Even then, however, the basic reality in workplaces is different. Many organizations have a number of policies in place to prevent discrimination against the queer community, but much work … Read more

Tigerlily Foundation and Labcorp Collaborate to Increase the Diversity of Clinical Trials for Women of Color | Your money

BURLINGTON, NC & ALDIE, Virginia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 24, 2022– labcorp, a leading global life sciences company, and the Tigerlily Foundation (Tigerlily), a leading breast cancer patient advocacy organization, today announced a new collaboration to increase the diversity of clinical trials for women of color and co-create health equity. Labcorp has signed Tigerlily’s #InclusionPledge for Black Women, … Read more

Do women and girls receive the same treatment?

“Growing up, you get dangerously used to the inequality between girls’ and boys’ sports. As you … [+] grows, that anger builds.” – Sedona Prince, University of Oregon Women’s Basketball (Photo by Soobum Im/Getty Images) fake images No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be … Read more

‘A movement, not a moment’: NHL focuses on racial diversity

Vancouver Canucks’ Anson Carter, right, celebrates his goal with teammates Wade Brookbank, left, during second period NHL hockey action against the Calgary Flames in Calgary on February 28, 2006.JEFF MCINTOSH/The Associated Press Anson Carter remembers watching in high school some of his friends drop out of hockey for being “too white” while he moved forward … Read more

As Title IX celebrates its golden year, are women and girls really treated the same?

“Growing up, you get dangerously used to the inequality between girls’ and boys’ sports. As you … [+] grows, that anger builds.” – Sedona Prince, University of Oregon Women’s Basketball (Photo by Soobum Im/Getty Images) fake images Before hosting her legendary self-titled television show, The Oprah Winfrey Show, the future “Talk Queen” co-hosted a local … Read more

Racism in the NHL: How Pro Hockey Is Increasing Diversity

Anson Carter remembers watching in high school some of his friends drop out of hockey for being “too white” while he moved on, with his eyes on a professional career. When he got to the National Hockey League, dreadlocks came out from under his helmet as he skated. “It wasn’t, ‘Well, it could be black, … Read more

Pride has embraced diversity and PFLAG is following suit: NPR

PFLAG En Español members celebrate Pride in Los Angeles. PBANNER hide title toggle title PBANNER PFLAG En Español members celebrate Pride in Los Angeles. PBANNER Jeanne Manford made headlines 50 years ago when she marched with her openly gay son in the Christopher Street Liberation Day Parade: an early Pride event in New York City. … Read more

Cal State Juneteenth symposium focuses on racial progress beyond campus diversity

know about Cal State Juneteenth symposium focuses on racial progress beyond campus diversity in details EdSource CSU June 16 Inaugural Symposium EdSource CSU June 16 Inaugural Symposium At Cal State’s first biennial Juneteenth symposium, the nation’s largest public university confronts the need for social change that uplifts African-American students, faculty and staff. The symposium, which … Read more

Companies seek to promote diversity with more women and people of color in management roles

Equilar and HR Policy Association Survey of HR Leaders Reveals Most Companies Set Target Percentages of Internal Workforce Diversity REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 16, 2022–(COMMERCIAL WIRE)–A drive to increase diversity in management, along with a focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in employee engagement surveys, and a belief in the importance of linking executive … Read more

New Ferguson CEO Gemma Burgess talks CRE diversity – Commercial Observer

Gemma Burgess, who has placed a number of women and minorities in key commercial real estate roles, took on an expanded role as CEO of Ferguson Partners on June 1 after nearly 15 years with the talent management firm. She succeeded Bill Ferguson, who co-founded the company with Michael Herzberg in 1989 and will remain … Read more

Grayslake Speller makes it to the final of the Scripps National Spelling Bee

Grayslake speller Sahasrad Sathish was among the 13 finalists who competed in the finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday. Just minutes into the eighth round, Sahasrad, or “Speller No. 1,” was eliminated after failing to spell “cypsela” correctly. He tied for ninth out of 234 spellers. Hearing head judge Mary Brooks ring … Read more

All Women’s Sustainability Team Created to Champion Diversity and Inclusion at Taprobane Seafoods – Press Releases

Seated: Sathya Rathnayake Standing: Sunela Samaranayake, Nethmi Thenuwara, Udari Morawake, Pamoda Pallage Taprobane Seafoods, Sri Lanka’s largest and most integrated seafood company, became the first Sri Lankan seafood company to establish a Sustainability Team to improve its performance in areas such as Diversity and Inclusion (D&I). To further solidify its long-term commitment to all initiatives … Read more

How companies in Canada are doing when it comes to gender diversity

Three years ago, we set out to create a benchmark for gender diversity in Canada. After evaluating 500 of the largest companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange, we identified 84 with a significant number of women in leadership positions. On average, women hold 46% of executive positions within these companies, a figure that has risen … Read more

Wells Fargo’s first diversity report shows progress, but work remains to be done

Wells Fargo published its first diversity reportwhich showed profit. The bank made progress in hiring executives from underrepresented groups last year. But like its peers, Wells Fargo still struggles with diversity in many of its top executive roles. Charging Something is loading. The number of leaders at Wells Fargo with underrepresented backgrounds rose last year, … Read more

All Women’s Sustainability Team Created to Champion Diversity and Inclusion at Taprobane Seafoods – Press Releases

Seated: Sathya Rathnayake Standing: Sunela Samaranayake, Nethmi Thenuwara, Udari Morawake, Pamoda Pallage Taprobane Seafoods, Sri Lanka’s largest and most integrated seafood company, became the first Sri Lankan seafood company to establish a Sustainability Team to improve its performance in areas such as Diversity and Inclusion (D&I). To further solidify its long-term commitment to all initiatives … Read more