“Most millennials (77 percent) said their favorite brands value inclusivity, with 79 percent saying they want ads to showcase diversity and 78 saying it’s important for ads to be "representative of me."Read More
…we found that Americans’ implicit attitudes about sexual orientation, race, and skin tone have all decreased meaningfully in bias over the past decade. We also found some areas (age, disability, and body weight) for which the news is not so positive…"
These findings highlight the fact that our minds can and do change toward greater equality of opportunity.
Studies show that nonnative English speakers are considered by native English speakers as less successful, intelligent and believable than other native English speakers.Read More
Without diversity, you’re playing checkers when everyone else is playing chess.
“Diversity is being invited to the party; inclusion is being asked to dance.” – Verna MyersRead More
Six behaviors unlock innovation across the board:Read More
Aline Santos has led Unilever’s #Unstereotype initiative that aims to eliminate outdated stereotypes from advertising while promoting progressive portrayals of people.Read More
A growing body of research has found that when people feel they can contribute their ideas, share problems, and speak up with concerns, they are more satisfied with their job, perform better, and are less likely to quit.Read More
Lawyers need far more evidence than other audiences, according to Edgar. When she and her partner teach lawyers, “we tend to have more studies and more statistics about diversity in the legal profession,” she said. For example, a 2014 study found that law firm partners gave more positive feedback to a memo written by a hypothetical white associate than the same memo written by a hypothetical black associate.Read More
“More than an ad campaign, 'See You at Denny’s' is a sign of our continued commitment across the organization to create a place where the modern American family can come together and connect over a delicious meal,” stated Chief Brand Officer John Dillon.Read More
The futuristic full-body scanners that have become standard at airports across the United States are prone to false alarms for hairstyles popular among women of color.
If you are not helping to create an inclusive culture, your rewards, your career trajectory and possibly even your employment will be impacted," Nadella wrote in a memo.Read More
Diverse and inclusive business practices increase a business' bottom line—better perspectives make for better products and better products make for happier customers.Read More
Should men accept powerful women and not feel threatened by them? Yes. Is that asking too much? IS IT? Sorry I didn’t mean to get aggressive there. Anyhoo, here are 9 non-threatening leadership strategies for women.Read More
In fact, a “filling the seats” diversity focus often led to increased bias and related behaviors among colleagues. Though they looked diverse on paper, they acted quite the opposite.Read More
Implicit bias describes the automatic association people make between groups of people and stereotypes about those groups.Read More