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Making the Business Case for Inclusion

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

It isn’t hard to find research that shows that having a more diverse team is better for a company’s bottom line. Harvard Business Review found that diverse teams are smarter, McKinsey found that diverse teams provide more profit when looking at both gender and race, and Credit Suisse found that large-cap companies with at least one woman on the board …

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2018 Boston Tech Diversity and Inclusion Report

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

As a Boston-based company who works with many tech companies locally, we were curious to see how the burgeoning Boston tech industry fares when it comes to its thoughts on diversity and inclusion. We asked those who identify as part of the tech community in the greater Boston area to participate in a survey to provide their thoughts on diversity …

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Seven Tech Tools to Mitigate Bias in Hiring

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

Now, more than ever, tech companies, in particular, are looking at ways to increase the number of underrepresented employees in their workforce. We, of course, encourage education as one way to deepen your understanding of biases that can lead to a more homogeneous workforce. But we do understand that companies may also want to use technology to help the process …

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Mandatory bias training- it’s so hot right now, but it probably shouldn’t be

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

You’re so excited about finally getting approval to run unconscious bias training at your company. You’ve got budget, you’ve got a timeline, senior leadership is in. Great! You’re probably thinking, let’s get everybody trained! Especially those folks that you think really need it. You want to change hearts and minds, make everyone more engaged and excited about treating their fellow …

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Podcast Episode 76: Exploring your Identity with Thomas Harwell

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

Thomas Harwell is the Director of Student Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives at Boston University’s Questrom School of Business and, like many of our other guests, is simply a delight. We balanced conversations around diversity, equity, and inclusion with a healthy dose of Harry Potter, Black Panther and more! Download the episode on Spotify, iTunes, Stitcher, SoundCloud or whichever podcast tool you prefer, or listen …

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Why Hiring for Culture Fit Isn’t So Great

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

Culture fit – even companies that are deeply committed to having a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture still use this term without fully understanding its implications. It’s so common to hear people say they want to hire for ‘culture fit’. A company might define their culture as inclusive, warm, welcoming, fun, and hard working, and who wouldn’t want to …

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Podcast Episode 70: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion with Chris Haigh

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

Chris Haigh is the Founder and Lead Consultant of True Change Associates, a consultancy dedicated to making the world a more just and equitable world. Chris is also working with us to design and facilitate our newest programming that dives deep into issues not just on diversity and inclusion, but also equity. Listen on and get inspired. We were! Download …

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The Invisible Disability of Mental Illness

In Blog, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion by flywheel

Diversity is not something I thought a lot about before starting this job. I knew the basics: that it’s important, that there’s not enough of it, and that talking about it might make people uncomfortable. What never crossed my mind was the idea that my perspective was unique or necessary. I’m a cisgender, straight, white, female. People who look like …

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14 Must Watch YouTube Videos on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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

If you’re more of an audiovisual learner, we’ve got just the thing for you. These brilliant people and organizations spoke on diversity, equity, and inclusion, tackling the issues with intelligence, humility, and in several cases, humor. We also have some helpful short best practice videos on diversity, equity, and inclusion. Have a look! The Business Case for Diversity and InclusionTime: …