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How to select the right diversity, equity, and inclusion facilitator for your company

In Blog, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion by Rachel Murray

You’ve received buy-in from your leadership to start the great search for an expert to come in and facilitate conversations related to diversity, equity, and inclusion at work, or perhaps you are the leader who has just empowered yourself to bring someone in. While this can be an exciting time, filled with hope for real change, it can also be …

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How to run inclusive virtual meetings: Prework

In Blog, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion by Felicia Jadczak

No matter where or how a meeting might take place, here at SGO we’re always focusing on inclusive meetings. As we settle into virtual everything being our normal for the foreseeable future, it’s important to ensure we’re conducting inclusive virtual meetings as well. COVID was a major impetus for many formerly resistant businesses to get on board with virtual versus …

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Episode 101: Loneliness and Belonging with Cat Moore

In Blog, Community, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, The She+ Geeks Out Podcast by Rachel Murray

Cat Moore. She is a delight and a joy. And has probably the best head of hair we’ve ever seen. Cat is the Director of Belonging at University of Southern California & President & Chief Communications Officer of ReHuman, which is an app that helps us create strong relationships among friends, family, coworkers, + neighbors. We talk about loneliness, belonging, …

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Revisiting the DEI Acronym

In Blog, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion by Fatima Dainkeh

Over the past decade, the terms diversity, equity, and inclusion (‘DEI’) have gained significant attention by many institutions across varying fields. Many of these institutions have created initiatives, task forces, and steering committees as a way of acknowledging the importance of DEI work and creating institutional change. But what exactly is DEI and how should we approach these terms?  As …

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Episode 100: Felicia & Rachel Reflect and What Even Is Time?

In Blog, Community, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, The She+ Geeks Out Podcast by Rachel Murray

She+ Geeks Out Co-CEOs Felicia and Rachel are interviewed by SGO team Fatima and Vienna on this very special 100th episode of the She+ Geeks Out podcast! We got INTO it… after 5 official years, and 7 unofficial years of working together, there’s a lot to reflect on! Hear what we had to say on the following questions. Here’s to …

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Honoring and Celebrating Juneteenth

In Blog, Community, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion by Vienna DeGiacomo

June 19, 2020, marks 155 years since enslaved people in Texas learned from the arrival of Union soldiers that slavery was abolished two years earlier, but due to the current protests of police violence against Black people and systematic racism, this feels like the first year that the holiday has caught national attention in white media (FINALLY). Companies throughout the …