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The Current Situation of Diversity in Entrepreneurship

The Current Situation of Diversity in Entrepreneurship

Below is an excerpt on how to create diversity in entrepreneurship from Beyond Diversity: 12 Non-Obvious Ways to Build a More Inclusive World, a new book out by Jennifer Brown and Rohit Bhargava. People from marginalized groups have often started their own ventures as a response to workplace discrimination, but these entrepreneurs frequently lack adequate funding […]

‘Killer Business Case’ For Diversity In Newsrooms

‘Killer Business Case’ For Diversity In Newsrooms

As media companies around the world struggle to stay afloat, ensuring more diversity among journalists and interviewees is necessary for newsrooms’ survival, top editors said on Thursday. The business case for diversity is clear, whether in building credibility by representing society or finding stories that interest and engage readers, panellists told the Thomson Reuters Foundation’s […]

World Radio Day : Pluralism, Representation, Diversity

World Radio Day : Pluralism, Representation, Diversity

Radio is a powerful medium for celebrating humanity in all its diversity and constitutes a platform for democratic discourse. At the global level, radio remains the most widely consumed medium. This unique ability to reach out the widest audience means radio can shape a society’s experience of diversity, stand as an arena for all voices […]

For Diversity And Inclusion – Accepting Talents Not Colour

For Diversity And Inclusion – Accepting Talents Not Colour

There are many reasons why building diverse teams within inclusive environments is beneficial. Others have written about them at length, and the cases are compelling. If you aren’t already familiar with the data and rationale, please take the time to do some research on it. Without strong intrinsic motivation from your leadership, change is unlikely. With that […]

The Foundation of Diverse Teams? A Growth Mindset

The Foundation of Diverse Teams? A Growth Mindset

I talk to a lot of companies these days that are seeking new ways to build diversity within their organization. I always ask them if they are employing a growth mindset when developing talent. For example, how many people have they promoted to strategic roles from within the company in the previous year? Per HBR, a growth mindset […]

The Women Of Duolingo

The Women Of Duolingo

Duolingo is a steadily growing, well-funded startup company with 80 employees in a colorful Pittsburgh office that features the obligatory ping pong tables, hammocks, and mod diner booths for employee collaboration. (Its office was recently named one of the city’s “Coolest” by the Pittsburgh Business Times.) The company’s main product is an app that teaches […]

World Social Justice Day

World Social Justice Day

Today, February 20th, is World Social Justice Day. The term Social Justice has received enormous attention globally due to its critical impact on the socio-economic status of any given society. To some, it is considered a fundamental issue in the human race, while others regard it as a prerequisite to peace and development in a […]