Higher education is examining its practices to root out bias. Professor of Mathematics Education Judit Moschkovich is on the leading edge of the movement. University of California Professor Judit Moschkovich knows what it’s like to walk into a room where the shared culture, language, and mores are...

Shy Averett is using her platform to increase digital equity—and do much more When she was 11 years old, Shy Averett told her mother that she wanted to do something to help people. Her mother was encouraging, telling her, “Superheroes are not always the people you see...

Sheila Ellian Lewis of Pivotal Ventures is turning her marketing and business prowess toward social justice issues By Tanisha A. Sykes Sheila Ellian Lewis is a strategist and problem-solver. That’s exactly what Pivotal Ventures was looking for when it brought Lewis on board in June of this year. Founded...

Power Suit: Kathleen Wilson-Thompson A desire to look out for the interests of others led Kathleen Wilson-Thompson to her calling By Carolyn M. Brown Kathleen Wilson-Thompson grew up in the 1970s in Saginaw, Michigan, which was a booming General Motors town where Blacks were able to acquire gainful...

Electronic Arts Chief Studios Officer Laura Miele is one of the few women to break into the leadership ranks in the gaming industry By Erin Chan Ding As a young girl, Laura Miele begged her parents to hold family game nights, as she was hooked on games like...

In her role as the executive speechwriter for the CEO of UPS, Janet Stovall is modeling how communications can be a force for diversity and inclusion in Corporate America By Jackie Krentzman UPS’s Executive Communications Manager, Janet Stovall, has a radical idea: Put the leadership for the field...

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