With COVID-19 has come a lot of uncertainty. We are still trying to understand the long-term impacts of the virus. Different populations around the world are attempting to navigate and recalibrate.
The financial devastation that many employees and businesses are facing is unimaginable. Given these unique and unprecedented circumstances that are being experienced by many, resources and relief are desperately needed. The Small Business Administration is now reporting that the $349 billion Payment Protection Program that was being awarded on a first-come first-serve basis to financially impacted small business owners, has reached its limit and there is no more money left. Diverse populations are undergoing some of the worst impacts of COVID-19, reports indicate, with lower-income people of color getting hit the hardest. There are several small and large companies that recognize this growing need for help. Below is a list of seven organizations that are providing aid for women and diverse populations impacted by COVID-19.
Today In: Diversity & Inclusion
Food companies are making diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) a priority, according to the second report in the Future of Work series from Deloitte and FMI-The Food Industry Association.
An organisation’s answers don’t necessarily have to be elaborate, but they should be focused on supporting employees. Researchers have found that menopausal workers want their employers to offer four practical accommodations.
Although the numbers are clear – as per HBR in 2020, women-led startups received only 2.3 percent of the VC funding – we are yet to understand the real drivers behind those statistics. The author discusses a few potential reasons.