Articles by tag: inclusion

Beyond the Acronym: Exploring the Depth of DEI

Antonio Saunders talks about DEI

The world is increasingly driven by the quest for equality and understanding, and the realms of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) have become more than just buzzwords; they have emerged as pivotal elements in shaping the future of education. Yet, as these concepts gain prominence, they also encounter resistance and misinterpretation, leading to polarized […]

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Addressing Educational Disparities in STEM for Underserved Youth

As the world becomes increasingly reliant on technology and innovation, careers in STEM fields have become more in demand. However, there remains a significant educational gap for underserved youth in pursuing STEM careers due to institutional biases and lack of access to resources. The efforts of two chemists, Dr. Kenneth Gibbs Jr. and Dr. Ciara […]

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High Turnover in Diversity Roles is a Reflection of Unrealistic Expectations

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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Experiential Experts: Why Representation Matters in the Workforce – Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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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Breaking Glass with Nancy Novak: Confronting Implicit Bias in the Workplace

“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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How Women in the Workforce Are Advancing to the C-Suite

Host Daniel Litwin was joined by Dr. Rosina Racioppi, a prominent voice for women in the workplace and CEO of WOMEN Unlimited, Inc. WOMEN Unlimited is a mentoring network company for woman in corporate leadership aimed at providing leading corporations with a multi-faceted environment that helps women strengthen the skills they’ll need to become […]

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Target Pledges to Hire More Black Employees Over the Next Three Years

Target Corp recently pledged to increase diversity throughout their retail company, focusing on hiring and retaining black employees. Target’s publicly released data showed black employees made up 15% of their workforce last year, according to StarTribune. In the next 3 years, Target aims to increase that by 20%, with a special focus on presenting […]

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The Anticipation of Record Heat Must be the Concern of Educational Institutions and the Safety of their Student Athletes
April 17, 2024

Temperatures around the globe are continuing to set new records, and as a result, universities now face increasing challenges in ensuring the safety and performance of their student athletes.  Rising mercury poses risks of heat-related illnesses and affects the athletic performance and recovery of student athletes. Educational programs on recognizing the symptoms of heat […]

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Improving HVAC Systems Plays a Key Role for Meeting Building Efficiency Goals
April 17, 2024

In today’s rapidly advancing world, the role of HVAC systems for building efficiency goals has become a pivotal topic for businesses and property owners alike. With energy costs soaring, the shift towards more energy-efficient systems isn’t just a luxury—it’s a financial imperative. Building efficiency upgrades could slash global energy demand by 12% and save […]

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Generative AI Remains at an IP and Privacy Crossroads
April 17, 2024

As artificial intelligence becomes increasingly integrated into our daily lives and business operations, the conversation around its ethical and legal implications grows louder. It’s clear that generative AI will continue to face legal battles; applications from oncology, to mental health services, to the classroom, are raising questions about AI’s ethics and the consequences of […]

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Strategic Capital Allocation Can Help Businesses Leverage Employee Knowledge and Collaboration for Better Returns
April 17, 2024

Strategic capital allocation, a critical aspect of business management often emphasized by investment experts like Warren Buffett, involves more than just distributing financial resources; it’s about strategic investment that drives long-term value. Firms are increasingly recognizing the need to integrate capital allocation with broader corporate strategies, ensuring that investments are not only financially sound […]

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