For Diverse Boardrooms-image

December 30, 2020 | Karina Garibay

For Diverse Boardrooms

Neither boardrooms nor C-suites have been widely represented by women, minorities or LGBTQ+. This long-standing culture of board composition stems from structural cultural barriers to unconscious bias.   The thinking that women are not supposed to be in those roles and that for a group of people to be effective and successful, there must...

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Diversity Drives Success In Times Of Crisis-image

December 9, 2020 | Maggie Stimpson

Diversity Drives Success In Times Of Crisis

Diversity pushes companies to be open-minded and promotes a more complete outlook on business strategy.

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December 2, 2020 | Simone Singh

The Role of Social Entrepreneurship Throughout The Pandemic

Social entrepreneurs are paving the way towards solutions, and with the help of global corporations there is an opportunity to not only redefine philanthropy but also build a more equitable world.

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From Issue To Impact: Solving The Challenges Of Black Equity In America-image

November 30, 2020 | Sarah Weatherby

From Issue To Impact: Solving The Challenges Of Black Equity In America

Business leaders must educate themselves and adopt business practices that lead to the advancement of Black equity in the workplace.

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Closing Wealth And Health Gaps With Speed, Intentionality And Real Insistence-image

October 23, 2020 | The Impact Executive

Closing Wealth And Health Gaps With Speed, Intentionality And Real Insistence

This summer, LISC has seen a $55 million grant from home improvement retailer Lowe’s to boost entrepreneurs of color and rural businesses, a $25 million investment from Netflix to support Black-owned financial institutions, and others.

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October 20, 2020 | Maggie Stimpson

MYTH BUSTING: The Racial Wealth Gap

There is an enormous wealth gap in the U.S. between White and Black Americans today. With this gap come many dangerous misconceptions for the reasons behind the trend. These fallacies are dangerous because they take the focus away from the...

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The Buzz Behind More Than A Vote-image

August 19, 2020 | Anne Brady

The Buzz Behind More Than A Vote

“Change isn’t made by watching from the sidelines.”- More Than a Vote’s motto More Than a Vote – a nonprofit started by a coalition of prominent Black athletes and artists – was recently launched to address systemic, targeted voter suppression...

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We Can — And Must — Talk About Mental Health-image

August 18, 2020 | Makayla Canfield

We Can — And Must — Talk About Mental Health

Annie Dillard once said, “How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.” Whether we agree with it or not, our jobs have an immense impact on our lives. Americans spend a lot of time and energy every day working....

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Corporate America: Are You Still Listening?-image

August 3, 2020 | Sarah Weatherby

Corporate America: Are You Still Listening?

As COVID-19 continues to disrupt the lives of many across the globe — and as social, economic, and political events continue to pose challenges to our nation — the need for more corporate social responsibility (CSR) is becoming apparent each...

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Why Woke-Washing Isn’t Enough-image

July 29, 2020 | Simone Singh

Why Woke-Washing Isn’t Enough

The ongoing Black Lives Matter protests across the US have been a beacon of hope, equality, and unity. As the historic movement continues to become more relevant, many companies have rushed to advertise their commitment to racial justice, without adequate action. ...

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The Business Case For Disability Inclusion-image

July 28, 2020 | Alex Davis

The Business Case For Disability Inclusion

As calls for reform and racial justice continue to upend American politics, other minority groups are raising their voices for change. July marks thirty years since the Americans With Disabilities Act was signed into law yet disabled persons are still...

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How To Build A New Normal Of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion-image

July 24, 2020 | Karina Garibay

How To Build A New Normal Of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The past few months have brought visibility to the systemic inequalities pervading society and business as we know it. As a result, there is a surge in camaraderie happening within the private sector. This is both uplifting and promising in the quest to drive change and a new, much...

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