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How to Write a DEI Statement

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

While DEI (diversity, equity, and inclusion) efforts are increasingly becoming a part of most organizations’ plan for workplace development and culture, many struggle with how to put their commitments into words. How do you articulate your dedication to… hiring a diverse workforce? Creating and maintaining safe spaces for all employees? Investing in staff development and continuous learning? Summing up something …

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How to Support Employees with Invisible Disabilities

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

What is an Invisible Disability? Often when many of us think of someone with a disability, we typically think of someone with a clearly visible impairment such as being in a wheelchair or needing other ambulatory devices for assistance. However, the definition of someone with a disability is much broader. Disability not only includes obvious physical disabilities, but non-obvious physical, …

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A Guided Meditation for Workplace Stress

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

We are thrilled to team up with Crystal Augustono from Temple Honey Healing, to bring a meditation for self care to our community in honor of World Mental Health Day. Rest and care are essential as we work to abolish inequity in the workplace and beyond. Enjoy this brief, guided meditation as you center yourself, leave distractions behind, and indulge …

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Why Digital Accessibility is Critical to a Successful DEI Strategy

In Blog, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Guest Post by Perkins Access

In honor of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, we’re thrilled to team up with Perkins Access to learn more about digital accessibility. NDEAM is held each October to commemorate the many and varied contributions of people with disabilities to America’s workplace. As noted by the U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Disability Employment Policy, “The theme for NDEAM 2021, ‘America’s …

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Five Ways to Support Your Employees Now

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

Many of us are experiencing a tremendous amount of emotional labor as we continue to live in uncertain times. While it may sound nice to compartmentalize the world from our work, the reality is this isn’t a realistic scenario. As colleagues, as managers, as leaders, how can we best support each other as we ask the tough questions: “How do …

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Ask SGO: Allyship in Action

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

So we’re talking a lot about allyship, especially how to be an ally in the workplace these days. But what I find is that we don’t always know what do you actually do as an ally? And for me, the whole definition around acting and serving as an ally is hinged on that word “act.” What do you do? What …

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9 Must-Follow DEI TikTokers

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

TikTok went from the “cool-kid” app for teens to a home screen mainstay for even the “cheugy” 30-somethings over the pandemic. But as we’ve learned, it’s so much more than just weird dance challenges, prank videos, and lip syncing. We may have gotten a little too into paint-mixing videos and cheered the viral success of ​​@420doggface208 (2020 was strange, y’all), …