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The latest ideas, opportunities and insights on developing, managing and understanding diversity in the workplace. Brought to you by http://diversitymbamagazine.com
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Disney, Marvel Threaten Boycott Over Georgia's "Religious Liberty" Bill

Disney, Marvel Threaten Boycott Over Georgia's "Religious Liberty" Bill | Diversity in Business | Scoop.it
Disney and Marvel Studios said they will take our business elsewhere if the legislation is signed into law.
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Simple comic explains how not to derail conversations about gender identity - Boing Boing

Simple comic explains how not to derail conversations about gender identity - Boing Boing | Diversity in Business | Scoop.it
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Simple comic explains how not to derail conversations about gender identity
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We're expected to do this for free, as a basic part of our identities, the constant willingness to educate.
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Why Arts Education Matters In The Age of Tech and Diversity

Why Arts Education Matters In The Age of Tech and Diversity | Diversity in Business | Scoop.it
As my followers on this blog know, I’ve been spending an increasing amount of my time these days researching and writing about diversity in tech.
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A majority of English-speaking Hispanics in the U.S. are bilingual

A majority of English-speaking Hispanics in the U.S. are bilingual | Diversity in Business | Scoop.it
This widespread bilingualism has the potential to affect future generations of Latinos, a population that is among the fastest growing in the nation.
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This Country Just Gave Women A Big Boost By Requiring More Of Them On Corporate Boards

This Country Just Gave Women A Big Boost By Requiring More Of Them On Corporate Boards | Diversity in Business | Scoop.it
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and members of parliament CREDIT: AP/Markus Schreiber On Friday, Germany passed a law that will require companies to give 30 percent of supervisory board positions to women.
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Leading ladies fund women at Silicon Valley's Canaan Partners - SFGate

Leading ladies fund women at Silicon Valley's Canaan Partners - SFGate | Diversity in Business | Scoop.it
Silicon Valley’s well-publicized gender gap is apparent not just at tech companies, but at the firms that fund them.
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A University Recognizes a Third Gender: Neutral - New York Times

A University Recognizes a Third Gender: Neutral - New York Times | Diversity in Business | Scoop.it
Rocko Gieselman goes by the pronoun “they.” Acknowledging the next step in identity politics, the University of Vermont has agreed to use it.
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Really interesting to see if this catches on. Not sure if this will fly outside or academia and some progressive organizations.

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So you want ME to BRING IT?

So you want ME to BRING IT? | Diversity in Business | Scoop.it
Pam’s Blog: Insights 
In the spirit of inclusion and cultural awareness, kudos to the companies who believe in fostering an environment that supports uniqueness and differences.
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Africa Calling

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AMo Ibrahim, founder of Celtel, talks to Foreign Affairs about succeeding in the mobile sector, innovating in the developing world, and the future of governance in Africa.

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Great interview about entrepreneurship with, Mo Ibrahim, whose company brought cellular networks (at scale) to Sub-Saharan Africa.

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The Diversity Dividend

The Diversity Dividend | Diversity in Business | Scoop.it
The World Economic Forum (WEF) is a Geneva-based non-profit organization best known for its Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland, the Annual Meeting of New Champions in China (Summer Davos) and the Summit on the Global Agenda in Dubai. It also releases research reports such as the Competitiveness Reports and Risk Reports and engages with its members in sector-specific initiatives.

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Mona Dutta's curator insight, January 29, 2015 11:25 AM

How can organizations embrace diversity to drive innovation and sharpen their competitive edge?

 

Dimensions to be addressed:
- Paths for women in power
- Ensuring LGBT inclusion
- Diversity beyond borders

This session was developed in partnership with BBC.

Speakers: Beth A. Brooke-Marciniak, Guy Ryder, Anne-Marie Slaughter, Linda Yueh,Bernard J. Tyson, Inga Beale

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Mutinous GOP Women Sabotage Abortion Bill

Mutinous GOP Women Sabotage Abortion Bill | Diversity in Business | Scoop.it
House Republican women beg leadership to stop talking about rape and abortion.
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Obama Just Made It Easier To Uncover Cases Of Pay Discrimination

Obama Just Made It Easier To Uncover Cases Of Pay Discrimination | Diversity in Business | Scoop.it
President Obama will mark the seven-year anniversary of the Lilly Ledbetter Act with new action on equal pay.
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What Women Want From Their Employers, in 5 Simple Charts

What Women Want From Their Employers, in 5 Simple Charts | Diversity in Business | Scoop.it
Fairygodboss, the yelp of maternity benefits, has released a study during Davos explaining what women want from their employers.

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Workplaces of the future: the key is better management of invisible workers

Workplaces of the future: the key is better management of invisible workers | Diversity in Business | Scoop.it
If you work from home, you're akin to being invisible - and your boss may not be sure how to manage you.
Chris Boulanger's insight:

Remote teams are more and more the norm, and they are also becoming more diverse.

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Differing Work Styles Can Help Team Performance

Differing Work Styles Can Help Team Performance | Diversity in Business | Scoop.it
It doesn’t help if everyone thinks the same way.
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A different type of diversity to look at - the mix of work styles on your team.
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How to Start & Grow Your Business While Working a Full-Time Job

How to Start & Grow Your Business While Working a Full-Time Job | Diversity in Business | Scoop.it
A detailed look at 10 steps to start & grow your business while still working a full-time job (from someone who's successfully done it). Hint: It's a LOT of work.
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The FDA is finally embracing health tech -- that's both good and bad news

The FDA is finally embracing health tech -- that's both good and bad news | Diversity in Business | Scoop.it
23andMe was built on the idea that consumers are smart enough to handle their own health-care information and guide their own care. Now, apparently, the FDA is starting to agree.
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MoMA to Host Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon to Repair Art World Gender Imbalance - New York Observer

MoMA to Host Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon to Repair Art World Gender Imbalance - New York Observer | Diversity in Business | Scoop.it
Art+Feminism will host its second annual Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon, where participants will create articles about female artists.
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This should be interesting.
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Startups + LGBT Employee Resource Groups: Providing Maximum Impact Both Inward and Outward

Startups + LGBT Employee Resource Groups: Providing Maximum Impact Both Inward and Outward | Diversity in Business | Scoop.it
Join StartOut and KPMG for a moderated panel of LGBT and HR professionals from different industries, including tech and business services, on the role of ERGs and how scalable startups can benefit from supporting their LGBT workforce.
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Building a Better Workplace Through Better Listening

Building a Better Workplace Through Better Listening | Diversity in Business | Scoop.it
Think of times you’ve experienced the following scenarios: You’re talking with another person, sharing your ideas or point of view. They nod their head as you speak, indicating they are …
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Why Matching Millennials with Boomers Might Save Tomorrow's Workforce

Why Matching Millennials with Boomers Might Save Tomorrow's Workforce | Diversity in Business | Scoop.it
Retirement, once the end goal for workers, has a different meaning today.
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Are Corporate Boards Unconsciously Biased Against Women CEOs?

Are Corporate Boards Unconsciously Biased Against Women CEOs? | Diversity in Business | Scoop.it
How do assessments identify the “CEO leadership traits” in women and are the assessments more focused on how those traits are traditionally exhibited in men?
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Diversity and Inclusion Best Practices - Simple Strategies To Take Your Business To The Next Level | Easy Small Business HR

Diversity and Inclusion Best Practices - Simple Strategies To Take Your Business To The Next Level | Easy Small Business HR | Diversity in Business | Scoop.it
Organizations extol that their workplaces are diverse and inclusive, but what does that really mean? Is your workplace diverse and inclusive because there are

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