Multiculturalism

Adweek Diversity and Inclusion Summit to Address Inclusive Practices in the Workplace

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 - 7:00pm

From combatting micro-aggressions to uplifting diverse talent, these speakers will discuss lessons, advice and key steps they're taking to power more inclusive practices.

Key Points: 
  • From combatting micro-aggressions to uplifting diverse talent, these speakers will discuss lessons, advice and key steps they're taking to power more inclusive practices.
  • Adweek works in partnership with the council and other industry organizations to develop more opportunities to advance diversity and inclusion at all levels in all organizations.
  • Adweek has been at the forefront of covering and advocating for diversity and inclusion for years and has expanded its coverage greatly over the past year.
  • The Adweek Diversity and Inclusion Summit will be held on Wednesday, May 27, from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

DGAP-News: Linde Recognized as a Leader in Diversity & Inclusion by DiversityInc

Friday, May 22, 2020 - 11:01am

Guildford, UK, May 22, 2020 - Linde (NYSE: LIN; FWB: LIN) today announced it has been recognized as a Top Noteworthy Company by DiversityInc, an organization that measures the top global companies for workplace diversity and a culture of inclusion.

Key Points: 
  • Guildford, UK, May 22, 2020 - Linde (NYSE: LIN; FWB: LIN) today announced it has been recognized as a Top Noteworthy Company by DiversityInc, an organization that measures the top global companies for workplace diversity and a culture of inclusion.
  • This is the second consecutive year that Linde plc has been commended by DiversityInc.
  • The DiversityInc annual survey benchmarks employers' diversity and inclusion programs, practices, policies and outcomes.
  • "We are proud to be recognized once again by DiversityInc as we continue to increase and improve our diversity."

First Horizon Named One of the 2020 Best Companies for Multicultural Women

Thursday, May 21, 2020 - 8:09pm

MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 21, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Horizon National Corp. (NYSE:FHN) has been named one of the 2020 Best Companies for Multicultural Women by Working Mother magazinean honor recognizing companies that create and use best practices in hiring, retaining, and promoting multicultural women in the United States.

Key Points: 
  • MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 21, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Horizon National Corp. (NYSE:FHN) has been named one of the 2020 Best Companies for Multicultural Women by Working Mother magazinean honor recognizing companies that create and use best practices in hiring, retaining, and promoting multicultural women in the United States.
  • First Horizon is honored to be listed as one of the best companies for multicultural women, said John Daniel, executive vice president and chief human resources officer at First Horizon.
  • The Working Mother Research Institute has conducted the initiative since 2003, tracking corporations progress in creating cultures that encourage multicultural women to join and rise through the ranks.
  • First Horizons Affinity Strategy focuses on a thoughtful approach to diversity and inclusion, and consistently finds new ways of generating a welcoming environment for multicultural women.

Sepio Systems Appoints Top Female Leaders in Security to Form New Board of Directors in the U.S.

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 - 2:00pm

"Forming the U.S. Board of Directors is a huge milestone for Sepio as we double down on our commitment to servicing the federal government and private sector in the states," said Yossi Appleboum, Co-Founder and CEO of Sepio System.

Key Points: 
  • "Forming the U.S. Board of Directors is a huge milestone for Sepio as we double down on our commitment to servicing the federal government and private sector in the states," said Yossi Appleboum, Co-Founder and CEO of Sepio System.
  • Kathleen Casey, former Commissioner with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), is currently a Senior Advisor with Patomak Global Partners.
  • Bonnie led diverse workforces on intelligence missions, focusing particularly on empowering leaders and organizations to create new opportunities for success through diversity.
  • Sepio Prime provides security teams with full visibility into their hardware assets and their behavior in real time.

Callan Joins More Than 900 CEOs in Commitment to Advance Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 - 1:06pm

SAN FRANCISCO, May 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Callan , a leading institutional investment consulting firm, announced today that CEO and Chief Research Officer Greg Allen joins more than 900 CEOs pledging to take action to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace through the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion coalition.

Key Points: 
  • SAN FRANCISCO, May 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Callan , a leading institutional investment consulting firm, announced today that CEO and Chief Research Officer Greg Allen joins more than 900 CEOs pledging to take action to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace through the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion coalition.
  • "It is important for us and our industry to ultimately reflect the diversity of the communities that we serve.
  • Since the firm's founding in 1973, Callan has taken steps to develop diverse talent and to ensure gender diversity at all levels--including mentoring and promoting numerous women into senior roles.
  • CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion is the largest CEO-driven business commitment to advance diversity and inclusion within the workplace.

COUCH Health Demands the Clinical Research Industry Improves Participant Diversity

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 - 9:00am

MANCHESTER, England, May 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Lack of diversity and inclusion is one of the clinical research industry's biggest issues failing to be effectively addressed.

Key Points: 
  • MANCHESTER, England, May 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Lack of diversity and inclusion is one of the clinical research industry's biggest issues failing to be effectively addressed.
  • By raising awareness of the issue, Demand Diversity hopes to make those in the industry stand up and take responsibility for their failings so far, while offering expert support and guidance on how to improve diversity and inclusivity in all areas of clinical research.
  • "We all have a duty to create meaningful engagement with diverse groups that improves the data that's generated from clinical research studies.
  • If you want to know more about Demand Diversity or would like to get involved, email: ash@demanddiversity.co

DiversityInc recognizes Ameren as a top company for diversity and inclusion

Tuesday, May 19, 2020 - 3:50pm

In recognition of its commitment to ensuring a workforce and culture that values everyone's uniqueness and differences, Ameren has been ranked by DiversityInc as one of the nation's most outstanding companies for diversity and inclusion (D&I).

Key Points: 
  • In recognition of its commitment to ensuring a workforce and culture that values everyone's uniqueness and differences, Ameren has been ranked by DiversityInc as one of the nation's most outstanding companies for diversity and inclusion (D&I).
  • Overall, Ameren received honors in three of the best D&I listings:
    For the 12th consecutive year, Ameren was ranked as one of the nation's top utilities for Diversity and Inclusion.
  • "For 12 years, we have been recognized as a leader in the utility space for our commitment to diversity and inclusion," said Sharon Harvey Davis, vice president of diversity, equity and inclusion at Ameren and the company's chief diversity officer.
  • "We are honored to be recognized again for our diversity and inclusion program at Ameren," saidWarner Baxter, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Ameren.

ACGME Announces New Diversity and Inclusion Award

Monday, May 18, 2020 - 6:37pm

CHICAGO, May 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The ACGME is proud to announce its Diversity and Inclusion Award, a new recognition to support efforts to achieve diversity and inclusion in graduate medical education (GME).

Key Points: 
  • CHICAGO, May 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The ACGME is proud to announce its Diversity and Inclusion Award, a new recognition to support efforts to achieve diversity and inclusion in graduate medical education (GME).
  • "Eliminating health disparities requires a commitment from alleven, and especially, during times of crisis," said ACGME Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer William A. McDade, MD, PhD.
  • "With the launch of this annual award, the ACGME will shine a light on the most innovative and exemplary initiatives that drive diversity and inclusion in GME."
  • The deadline for nomination applications for the inaugural 2021 ACGME Diversity and Inclusion Award is July 17, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. Central.

Study Sheds New Light on Corporate America's Latina Leadership Crisis

Monday, May 18, 2020 - 3:52pm

Among 36 senior and mid-level Latina executives interviewed, most said they didn't feel they fit easily into the typical corporate culture of the United States.

Key Points: 
  • Among 36 senior and mid-level Latina executives interviewed, most said they didn't feel they fit easily into the typical corporate culture of the United States.
  • While this could be celebrated from a differences-add-strength perspective, study insights show far too many companies quashing Latina diversity.
  • With the historic standard for everything from promotability to executive presence based on white male norms, Latina executives have generally succeeded despite their corporate culture, not because of it.
  • The Latina executives interviewed rejected the notion that prioritizing family diminishes commitment to career or reliably getting the job done.

79% of HR Professionals Believe Their Companies Are Diverse; Experts Warn They May Be Overestimating Diversity

Thursday, May 14, 2020 - 1:38pm

Experts say this can be attributed to a more diverse American workforce overall and an increase in companies employing international workers.

Key Points: 
  • Experts say this can be attributed to a more diverse American workforce overall and an increase in companies employing international workers.
  • Experts warn, however, that employees sometimes mistake their company having some diversity with having strong diversity.
  • Almost three-quarters of employees (74%) believe their company is committed to improving diversity.
  • The most popular diversity initiative is trainings, with 24% saying they would like employee diversity training and discussions at their workplace.