Shrill

Shrill

Shrill You don’t have to be a keen observer of culture to notice that certain words and descriptions have become code-words to criticize and marginalize women and dismiss their ideas. To monitor how your own unconscious biases may be at play in your communications,...
“I congratulate you and your people”

“I congratulate you and your people”

“I congratulate you and your people” In a Congressional hearing to confirm President Biden’s nominee to the 9th US Circuit of Appeals, US Senator Grassley welcomed the Honorable Lucy H. Koh by saying, “If I’ve learned anything from Korean people, it’s a hard work...
Allyship: Key to Inclusion?

Allyship: Key to Inclusion?

Allyship: Key to Inclusion? “Remember to look for opportunities to be an upstander or ally.” You’ll often hear words like this at the end of a diversity workshop. In fact, I’ve emphasized the importance of being an ally in many of the courses I’ve produced.  Dr....
Inclusive Hiring Practices

Inclusive Hiring Practices

Inclusive Hiring Practices These days, organizations are finding it increasingly difficult to recruit, hire and retain employees. The pandemic has shifted the goalposts for millions of people, if not relocated them to entirely new playing fields (sorry to stretch the...