While the battle against bias, discrimination, and exclusion has been raging for decades, the murder of George Floyd in the summer of 2020 elevated global consciousness around DEI to new heights. In the corporate world, employees and customers alike demanded that companies make a greater commitment to racial justice, and leaders accelerated their efforts to address workplace inequities in response. DEI budgets skyrocketed, and indeed, as DEI researchers and a seasoned DEI executive, we witnessed growing interest in addressing these issues firsthand. But has this increased attention translated into real, on-the-ground progress? READ MORE
by Todd Corley, Vontrese (Voni) Pamphile, and Katina B. Sawyer
It’s been nearly 60 years since the Equal Pay Act, and while women have made major strides both in the workforce and in higher education, the gains are far from equitable. In honor of Equal Pay Day, four Chief Members share the barriers women face when it comes to earning fair pay, and the policies and practices leaders should implement now to really move the needle forward.
The good news is that some progress at the board level has been achieved, particularly in the UK and the EU. However, much more work must be done to attain gender-equal boards and c-suites with people from more diverse backgrounds.
When we hear the term “New York City private school,” most of us likely think of the elite, urban prep schools with tuition price-tags of well over $50,000 a year. Those certainly exist, but they are outnumbered by an abundance of low-cost private schools throughout the city.