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...

In today’s workplace, allyship is a cornerstone of inclusive leadership practice. Dr. Dnika J. Travis As I reread the pathbreaking book Our Separate Ways by Dr. Ella Bell and Dr. Stella Nkomo, I am inspired by some central questions: How can women advocate for and make change as...

by Dr. Westina Matthews “I don’t envy what you are doing, but I envy that you are doing it.” How often have I thought this while working at the same company for 24 years, as I watched others stretch themselves toward new horizons, daring to risk leaving...

Susan MacKenty Brady Just as many men are asking themselves how to “be” in the conversation about gender equity, as a white woman, I have been asking myself how I can “be” in the topic of racial equity in leadership. As a girl raised by a single...

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