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Inclusion Insights March 2020

Posted By Jennifer Gill, Friday, March 13, 2020
Updated: Wednesday, March 11, 2020


15th edition
March 13, 2020


Inclusion Insights is a quarterly publication of LeadingAge North Carolina highlighting news, research, and best practices in diversity, equity, and inclusion.


Leadership

Gender Parity in the Boardroom Won’t Happen on Its Own
Harvard Business Review; February 12, 2020
Research suggests that diversity spurs more diversity. But it also implies that homogeneity spurs homogeneity — and that without intensive efforts to provide women with more opportunities to climb the ranks within their own organizations, women will continue to be underrepresented in the C-suite and boardroom.

How the Best Bosses Interrupt Bias on Their Teams
Harvard Business Review; November/December 2019
The author provides several tips for how to interrupt bias in the hiring process, in day-to-day interactions at work, and in evaluations and promotions.

3 Big Ideas From Fortune’s Next Generation of Powerful Women
Fortune; December 13, 2019
What did female leaders of Salesforce, the NFL, and Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service have to say about how to fix problems throughout corporate America?

A Data-Driven Approach to Hiring More Diverse Talent
Harvard Business Review; December 10, 2019
Research shows that companies that have more diverse workforces outperform and out-innovate those that don’t. According to a 2018 McKinsey report, companies in the top-quartile for workforce diversity are 33% more likely to financially outperform their less diverse counterparts.


Workforce

'Success Is Not a Solo Sport.' How Workplaces Can Better Support Women of Color
TIME; December 10, 2019
Sometimes being a woman of color at work can feel like a bundle of contradictions: wanting to prove that you belong in whatever room you’re in, and not be judged by what you look like, and yet being proud of who you are and not wanting to erase that. How do you wrestle with those two things?

Five Ways an Anti-Racist White Caucus Supports Diversity and Inclusion
Diversity Best Practices; December 10, 2019
Any organization that truly wants to create a diverse and welcoming environment should get as comfortable cultivating White people as allies to People of Color as we are men as allies to women.

Preserve Your Workplace Culture and Address Microaggressions
Thrive Global; February 18, 2020
Microaggressions erode workplace inclusivity, but they can be difficult to eradicate. Here are a few common examples and some ways to address them immediately.

Creating a Trans-Inclusive Workplace
Harvard Business Review; March/April 2020
Despite a growing global awareness of the struggles trans people face, many employers remain ill-equipped to create the policies and workplace cultures that would support trans employees. Fortunately, research on how employers can more effectively attract, retain, and promote the well-being and success of their trans employees is growing.

How Algorithmic Bias Hurts People With Disabilities
Slate; February 6, 2020
Though a huge portion of the population lives with a disability, it comes in many different forms, making bias hard to detect, prove, and design around.



Resources

LGBT Inclusion: LeadingAge Learning Hub
This Spotlight in the LeadingAge Learning Hub provides a better understanding of how providers can be more inclusive of LGBT older adults. Content includes a video for historical perspective as well as articles on person-centered language and how to foster a culture of inclusion.

Don't Just Add 'Other': How to Make Employment Forms Inclusive
HR Dive; November 27, 2019
Many companies have inadvertent gaps in their diversity and inclusion efforts — particularly when it comes to gender non-conforming applicants and employees.


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