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High Turnover in Diversity Roles is a Reflection of Unrealistic Expectations

Deanna Baumgardner discusses diversity roles
Diversity roles, specifically diversity and inclusion managers, have been the second fastest growing job title in the last five years according to LinkedIn. Yet, these positions are Read more

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The Stats Say Alcohol Intake is Down, but the Demand for Flavor is Not. Can the Mocktail Movement Meet Consumer’s Alcohol-Free Needs?
February 4, 2023

The holiday months are filled with indulgent food and drink, spurring the “Dry January” event, which has become a movement many partake in with the dawning of the New Year. In 2021, NIelsonIQ found that 22 percent of U.S. consumers stated they were decreasing their alcohol intake, and non-alcoholic beverage sales were up 19 […]

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Healthcare Cyberattacks Grew in 2022
February 3, 2023

Concerning data from cybersecurity firm Check Point indicates an increase in cyberattacks on healthcare organizations by 74% in 2022 from the previous year. Healthcare is currently the third most attacked global industry (1,463 attacks per week) behind government/military (1,661 attacks per week) and education/research (2,314 attacks per week.) And in the United States, Healthcare […]

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Top Trends at CES 2023 from Bosch, John Deere, and More
February 3, 2023

Top notch technology and top notch attendance secured CES 2023 its gold medal; to put it simply, this year’s CES was a huge success. The world’s largest and most prominent consumer electronics and technology exhibition, CES served its usual role as a testing ground for ground-breaking innovations across multiple verticals. From 5G to Web3, and […]

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High Turnover in Diversity Roles is a Reflection of Unrealistic Expectations
November 23, 2022

Diversity roles, specifically diversity and inclusion managers, have been the second fastest growing job title in the last five years according to LinkedIn. Yet, these positions are also experiencing a high turnover as many small- and high-profile businesses can attest to. Nike, one of the most visible in this trend of diversity roles jumping ship, […]

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Dig Your Heels In: A Working Woman’s Series with YiDing Yu
June 25, 2022

YiDing Yu is the CMO at Olive, a practicing physician, published researcher, and serial entrepreneur. As a female in the healthcare and tech industries, she’s excited about the growth of women in healthcare. Yu said she grew up with a ton of interests. She knew she wanted to be a doctor when she was little. […]

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Experiential Experts: Why Represenation Matters in the Workforce – Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
May 9, 2022

While the pandemic may have put a pause on travel over the last two years, things are gearing back up, with different industries hosting a splurge of in-person, hybrid, and virtual events. ImpactXM is proud to be servicing over 25 clients at the ICSC Las Vegas event from May 22-24th. In the meantime, hosts […]

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Diversity Blooms into Creativity in the AV Industry
March 29, 2022

During women’s history month, Pro AV Today podcast host Ben Thomas welcomed Kelly Perkins, Marketing Director at Kinly, to discuss the lack of diversity in the AV industry and investigate ways in which the industry can expand its reach. One significant challenge the industry faces is the lack of awareness within the general population. This […]

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Women Breaking The Glass Ceiling In Energy
February 1, 2022

In this episode of E2B, Energy to Business, Daniel Litwin sat down with three prominent women within the energy industry to discuss diversity in the workforce with a focus on career opportunities in the energy industry. Directors Katie-Rose Herd and Maggie Caldwell, and Principal Byrony Coan, all with energy consulting business Opportune, had a vibrant […]

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Breaking Glass with Nancy Novak: Confronting Implicit Bias in the Workplace
October 18, 2021

“Implicit bias isn’t always visible. It’s not always as concrete as bringing in people with differences.” Implicit bias is subconscious and not recognized by those impacted by it. So, how can companies confront and address it in the workplace? Taking on this topic today, Breaking Glass host Nancy Novak spoke with D&I expert Janese Murray. […]

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Conversations from the Edge: The Women Powering the Future of HVAC
May 27, 2021

While the HVAC industry is largely dominated by men, women are seeing their numbers grow in the sector. To talk about diversity and inclusion in HVAC, host Hilary Kennedy welcomed Gwen Smothers, Business Systems and Implementation Manager for Piedmont Service Group, and Ali McGee, Business Systems Assistant for Piedmont Service Group. Women currently account for […]

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How a Year of Disruption Bred Unprecedented Innovation in Education
April 23, 2021

How do you extrapolate insights on pandemic leadership, the role of women in EdTech, and the dynamics of Zoom in just over 20 minutes? Listen to Kelli Campbell, President of Discovery Education as she imparts on how Discovery Education continues to reinvent products and services during COVID, how gender disparities in education need to be […]

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Cultivating Diverse Perspectives in Space Exploration
February 17, 2021

On the Space to Grow podcast, Astroscale’s Chris Blackerby and Charity Weeden bring their compelling experience and expertise to map out the technology, international policy, and scalability that will define the next generation of space exploration.   To dive into diversity in space, hosts Chris Blackerby and Charity Weeden of Astroscale welcomed former NASA administrator, retired Marine Corps Major […]

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