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May 21, 2022
Diversity & Inclusion

Equality. Equity. Balance. These terms are widely used but they hold different meanings to different audiences. AESC talked to several members of the AESC Diversity Leadership Councils to consider gender representation at the tops of organizations, setting a marker for progress so far and mapping the path to parity.

May 15, 2022
Diversity & Inclusion

Networking is a tricky word — especially for women in business. For some, networking conjures up images of crowded rooms full of people in suits exchanging business cards. For others, it might feel like asking someone to do something for you, which can be uncomfortable for many women.

May 7, 2022
Diversity & Inclusion

To spot a male ally, start by looking for indicators of growth and opportunity in your workplace. Then, seek out individuals you recognize a practicing allyship behaviors. Beware of performative allyship, where there is no action behind their words. Finally, reach out to establish a relationship.

April 30, 2022
Diversity & Inclusion

Unemployment is higher among neurodivergent people. Companies with neurodiversity hiring programmes benefit from having different perspectives in the workplace. Here are some simple steps to help neurodiverse people thrive at work.

April 24, 2022
Diversity & Inclusion

It’s hard to find objective data to know for sure, but it seems likely that most people with disabilities feel at least a little uncomfortable when they or other disabled people are described as “inspirational.” Many simply hate the word, partly because it always seems to crop up whenever disabled people are talked about.

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