5 Diversity and Inclusion Trends for 2020

January 2, 2020

We’ve made some exciting strides with regard to diversity and inclusion over the last decade. Here are five ways we can continue making our schools and organizations more inclusive in 2020 and beyond.

On Overlooked Aspects of Diversity

December 18, 2019

The Lens on the ways workplaces can expand their understanding of diversity, how stigma contributes to unemployment among people with mental illness, and how one "law school preview" aims to temper barriers to higher education.

On Mental Health During the Holidays

December 4, 2019

The Lens on how to care for your mental health during the holidays, what new research says about working as a college student, and what New York City is doing about algorithm bias.

Diversity-Competent Mentoring

December 3, 2019

In the latest post from DiversityEdu, learn how to prevent marginalized employees from leaving your organization via a diversity-competent mentoring program.

On Why Younger Employees Report More Discrimination

November 20, 2019

In The Lens this week, learn why employees under 35 are more likely to report workplace discrimination, how one middle school is integrating special ed and gen ed, and what experts are saying about the increasing prevalence...

On How Bosses Can Interrupt Bias

November 6, 2019

The Lens on how bosses can interrupt bias in the moment, how those with privilege can use it to make organization-wide changes, and the role of biased medical software in racial health disparities.

Build Inclusion by Sharing the Unwritten Rules for Success

November 5, 2019

Are your employees from marginalized groups aware of the unwritten rules for success in your workplace? Find out why it's important to share those rules openly, and how inclusive mentoring can help.

On Office Housework, Renaming Schools, and More

October 30, 2019

The Lens on the expectation for women to do office housework, the environmental microaggression of naming schools after racist leaders in history, and a new study's breakdown of elected prosecutors by race and gender.

On Conference Culture, Flying While Fat, and More

October 23, 2019

The Lens on sexism and objectification in conference culture, what it's like to fly on planes as a fat person, and how you can inspire young people to pursue traditionally exclusive fields.

On Mental Health at Work, and More

October 16, 2019

The Lens on how companies can reduce mental health stigma, why you should talk to kids about social identity, and why misrepresenting Native people is harmful.