No one would deny that diversity and inclusion is a journey. It is a journey from inequity to fairness, from inequality to equality, from injustice to justice.
When I consult with clients, there is one challenge/opportunity I am asked about more than any other. “How can our leaders demonstrate their commitment to diversity and inclusion? What follows is an excerpt from, TRAILBLAZERS: How Top Business Leaders are Accelerating Results through Inclusion and Diversity, a D&I strategy book Redia Anderson and I co-authored….
Diversity and Inclusion speaker Lenora Billings-Harris has been awarded the prestigious “Top5 Speaker” designation in 2014 by Speaking.com, one of the United States most prominent speakers bureaus.
As we analyze the many challenges present in our society, it can sometimes seem overwhelming. It can seem as though one person cannot make a difference. I believe that each of us, individually, can make a tremendous difference. No major social change has ever occurred because the masses, all of a sudden, decided it was…
Welcome to the December Multicultural Musings newsletter. Because I know you’re busy this month, this is a short message. And you can listen to it instead of reading it! Click here. For many people, December is a month filled with family, celebrations, and giving thanks based on our beliefs. For others it is a month…
Author’s Note: My entries in Multicultural Musings are always intended to provide food for thought, a different way of viewing things. Not right or wrong, just different. These past few weeks of current events have provided much to think about and say, hum; what is the truth, what is the real motivation here especially regarding…
There is an elephant in the room in your community and at your workplace. The name of this elephant is “race”. The Trayvon Martin/George Zimmerman trial has caused people to have strong opinions about what happened, and what should have happened regarding the trial’s verdict. Yet, in most work environments we have been told do…
As our lives become ever more hectic with email, tweets, Inmail and posts, we hope to make it easier for you to learn while you multi-task at your computer or mobile device. Yes, listen while you clean up other email, or while you are driving (no texting of course!). Our podcasts will generally be between…
Backlash for R&B singer India Arie’s new cover art re-raises controversial #skinversation on racism/colorism in Black community, including the discussion on Black hair. This is a real issue. Tell me what you think by commenting here after you read this article. Should Black Women Straighten Their Hair or Lighten Their Skin?
I heard the words “but it is impossible here” from a Muslim woman, an angry graduate student, an Ethiopian job placement counselor and an Orthodox Jew, each in different meetings in the span of six days. My trip to Israel a few weeks ago revealed resistance, persistence and hope among the diverse groups with whom…
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