Contemporary diversity challenges will not be met by pot lucks and festivals alone; by training without accountability structures or by staff beholden to layers above. In fact, it is possible for even the best-intentioned efforts to add to the problem by covering up what’s really wrong….
The field of diversity and inclusion has made progress and regress. Where do we talk frankly about this?
I once worked with an organization to provide a public program on how diversity strengthens business results. It was a different kind of venture for both of us, in a community that had been fragmented by diversity challenges. Both the client and I were excited by the possibilities and aware of the pitfalls. We coordinated… Read more »
Human diversity offers innovation and opportunity but to get there, everyone has to understand what you mean when you use the term. Common language promotes common understanding. Common understanding allows people to set and work toward common goals. Broad, Narrow, None. Some people prefer what’s called the “narrow definition of diversity”. The narrow definition limits… Read more »