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Moms in the Workforce: A Way Forward

In Blog, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion by She+ Geeks Out

By: Michelle Keefe, CEO MomUp For over one year, women have been this country’s safety net during the pandemic. Without proper social infrastructure, the US leaned on parents, primarily mothers, to bear the burden of maintaining childcare and schooling to support the nation. Some mothers did this while working jobs simultaneously; others were forced out of work which added additional …

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A Letter to the SGO Community

In Blog, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion by She+ Geeks Out

Dear SGO community, Almost a year ago, we wrote a letter to all of you sharing our thoughts on what was at that point in time a swell of protest against social injustices, sparked by the murder of George Floyd and the subsequent support around the Black Lives Matter movement. We wanted to take a moment to reflect on what’s …

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Climate Action Must Be Intersectional

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

When we think of Earth Day, many of us might think about plastic straws or recycling. Some of us might think about saving the rainforest, the whales, the polar bears. Where to begin? It’s overwhelming. And for many of us, the question is how much of ‘saving the planet’ is our personal responsibility?  While there’s nothing wrong with wanting to …

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DEI Steering Committee – Part 3: Futureproofing the Work of Your DEI Steering Committee

In Blog, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion by Erika Powell

In this final installment of this DEI Committee series, we’re diving into how to begin to look at wider support structures and measurements of success of the work of the committee. In this three part series, we will be focusing on: 3 Steps to Forming an Effective DEI Steering Committee Sustaining Your Efforts Futureproofing the Work of Your DEI Steering …

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DEI Steering Committee – Part 2: Sustaining Your Efforts

In Blog, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion by Erika Powell

Creating a DEI Committee is an essential step in demonstrating your organization’s commitment to bringing forth and prioritizing changes related to diversity, equity, and inclusion. In this three part series, we will be focusing on: 3 Steps to Forming an Effective DEI Steering Committee Sustaining Your Efforts Futureproofing the Work of Your DEI Steering Committee However, a committee is not …

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DEI Steering Committee – Part 1: 3 Steps to Forming an Effective DEI Steering Committee

In Blog, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion by Erika Powell

In the wake of the events of 2020 and early 2021, your organization may have realized that diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) training is a starting point towards a larger DEI journey.  If you’re eager to put what you learned during training into action and create organizational change, consider forming a DEI Steering Committee/Council.  Forming a DEI Steering Committee/Council is …

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Ask SGO: 3 Tips for Successful Virtual Interviewing

In Ask SGO, Blog, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion by She+ Geeks Out

If you’re involved in hiring or recruiting for your company, you might be thinking to yourself that you knew how to go about interviewing candidates in “normal,” pre-pandemic times before we were all virtual, but what do we do now that we’re interviewing remotely for virtual positions and conducting virtual interviews? Felicia Jadczak, Co-CEO and Head of Training for She+ Geeks …