El Brown: This founder of a music-based movement class has changed lives—including her own By Katie Morell It was late in 2008 when El Brown, a former teacher, came up with a business idea that would soon help thousands of children, land her on The Oprah Winfrey...

Conversations with Catalyst: Katherine Giscombe, PhD A holistic approach to life can help women of color make decisions that will support both career growth and life goals. These days, creating a successful career path is fraught with challenges. Compared to even just a few years ago, workplaces...

Diversity Insider: Ruchika Tulshyan I’m tired of hearing the oft-repeated wisdom: “women need to find mentors to ensure career success.” This is yet another step on the “fix women” ladder; women are constantly being told we should negotiate better, take greater risks, and “lean in” to...

FRESH INSIGHT: TrishCotter Many STEM advocates believe that the exposure needs to start with very young girls. A recent study by the Girl Scout Research Institute reports that American teenage girls are fascinated with the STEM subjects of science, technology, engineering, and math. According to the study, about...

By Kandia Johnson [caption id="attachment_6461" align="alignright" width="380"] Brass band in front of St. Ouis Cathedra[/caption] The best vacations should include a touch of everything—culture, adventure, and relaxation. The city of New Orleans delivers on all fronts. The Big Easy promises a spectacular combination of beautiful architecture, mouth-watering...

5 Minutes with Michele C. Meyer-Shipp Michele C. Meyer-Shipp, vice president and chief diversity officer at Prudential Financial, came to the position after 17 years as an employment lawyer, litigator, and general counsel. She talked with Diversity Woman about her priorities and challenges at the 49,000-employee...

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