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Thinking of Bringing in a Chief Diversity Officer?

“Thinking about bringing in a Chief Diversity Officer to “own” #diversity, #equity and #inclusion work at your company? Don’t do that. Diversify your board instead, then tie the salary of every executive leader to the company’s progress on DE&I goals. You’ll create collective ownership real quick.” Lily Zheng, organizational consultant, DEI Changemaker, Author of Gender…

Why Embed Equity, Diversity and Inclusion into Leadership Development?

Why should organizations today deeply embed EDI into their leadership development training? In a sentence: They can’t afford to.  In 2020 (that’s less than 50 days away, people!) the US will have more non-white children than white children. Sometime between 2040 and 2050, the entire country will cease to be a majority white country. That…

On Allyship: The Real Reason White People Aren’t Better Allies

The Anti-Oppression Network defines Allyship as “an active, consistent, and arduous practice of unlearning and re-evaluating, in which a person in a position of privilege and power seeks to operate in solidarity with a marginalized group.” I’ve been practicing allyship since my freshman year of college. I’d left the bubble of white, middle-class suburbia and…