The Myth of Diversity vs. Quality

April 30, 2019

In the third installment of the Employment Lifecycle series, we break down the common myth that hiring for diversity means sacrificing quality, and how you can address the myth when you hear it.

Supreme Court Takes On LGBTQ+ Anti-Discrimination Laws, and More

April 24, 2019

This week, DiversityEdu casts The Lens on the Supreme Court's upcoming court cases, how TSA body scanners could be inherently biased, and how business leaders and job candidates with autism can work together.

The Disney Version of History, and More

April 17, 2019

Whether you're a teacher, a test developer, or even a restaurateur, your knowledge of the history of race in the US can impact your work.

Three Ground Rules for Hiring Inclusively

April 16, 2019

Learn three ground rules for hiring with diversity competence: 1) Form a common definition of diversity, 2) address diversity resistance, and 3) agree to self-monitor for bias.

Opportunities Abound in Inclusive Design, and More

April 10, 2019

This week, read up on inclusion-informed design, the community response to the tragedy that recently befell Highlander Center, and how photographer JEB sought to increase visibility of lesbians in the '70s and '80s.

The Woman Behind Hemingway’s Writing, and More

April 3, 2019

Meet the woman behind Hemingway's supposed "spare, masculine prose," learn about the characteristics and benefits of inclusive leadership, and see how Fyre Festival and Theranos illustrate bias against entrepreneurs of color.

What’s Diversity, and Who’s Diverse?

April 2, 2019

The first post in the Employment Lifecycle blog series discusses the first step towards diverse hiring: developing a common definition of diversity for your organization.

Trans Voices in the Workplace, and More

March 27, 2019

In The Lens this week, we discuss how you can better support trans colleagues in the workplace, who really benefits from the concept of civility, and how volunteer task forces are pushing for underrepresented scientists to get...

How Can We Make Climate Action More Inclusive? and More

March 20, 2019

Find out what we think the future holds for the environmental movement, along with how libraries enforce biases and how the recent college admissions scandal could hurt students with disabilities.

The Myth of the Meritocracy, and More

March 13, 2019

In DiversityEdu's THE LENS this week: Can believing in a meritocratic system actually make you justify inequality? What are Black models and actors speaking out about? And how can you follow the example of one Montana non-profit...