Gender InclusionNews and Events
November 23, 2016

Great Athena Event; An Inspirational To Us All

I found Linda Strause and Sara Gilman to be quite an inspiration and I'm guessing you will too.    
Inclusive Leadership
November 23, 2016

Lunch with Deborah Reed, CEO of Sempra

I so enjoyed spending time with Deborah Reed and discussing her ideas about women on boards.
Inclusive InnovationInclusive Leadership
November 7, 2016

How Inclusive Leadership Can Accelerate Innovation

I enjoyed writing this article for Oracle Profit Magazine on the connection between inclusive leadership and innovation and hoping our readers will too.   Organizational leaders must ask themselves if…
Diverity & Inclusion
August 31, 2016

Syracuse University Students Hold Protest Over Drop in Diversity

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Syracuse University is taking steps to address a 4 percent decrease in the number of students of color who enrolled this year. The class of 2020, whose…
Diverity & Inclusion
August 26, 2016

Paying attention to growing demographics and diverse micro-markets will be critical in the years ahead

Black consumers are an underestimated force in the American economy, but not for long. A new Nielsen report on “the untold story” of black consumers, shows that as the black…
Generation inclusion
August 24, 2016

Emmy Awards Diversity Boom Reflects America

Now we're talking! Among the milestones this year are Kenya Barris becoming the first solo African-American series creator to be nominated for comedy series, as well as Aziz Ansari and…
News and Events
August 17, 2016

Speak Milk. Drink Wine. (Becoming a Global Citizen)

Very much enjoyed being interviewed by James Lott Jr. regarding my book. He's engaging and light-hearted.
Diverity & Inclusion
August 12, 2016

Interesting SanDiego Stats Regarding Women, Veterans and more …

The San Diego Business Journal yesterday reported as follows: The San Diego area workforce has the highest percentage of millennials and veterans but the lowest percentage of women compared to…
Inclusive Innovation
August 12, 2016

In High Tech — Enabling Diverse Ideation Will Be the Key to Innovation Acceleration

http://www.fastcompany.com/3062527/inside-intels-progress-on-its-bold-diversity-goals Fast Company reported today: "Tech giants in Silicon Valley are known for pursuing big ideas, changing the world through technology and, unfortunately, a fairly extreme lack of diversity. But…
Inclusive Innovation
August 8, 2016

I = SD ÷ F.

Congratulations go out to Clive Sirkin, rejoining the Kellog family.  He is off to an auspicious start and quoted as follows: "A diverse workforce is a critical driver for further…
News and Events
August 6, 2016

Interview with Denise Hummel Regarding Her D&I Books

You have two books available.  One is called SPEAK MILK. DRINK WINE. BECOMING A GLOBAL CITIZEN and the other is called DIVERSITY, INCLUSION & CULTURE INTEGRATION: LESSONS OF AN EXPAT. …
#metoo to #wetooGender InclusionUncategorized
August 6, 2016

Saatchi Chairman Has Resigned Following His Controversial Gender Diversity Remarks

Kevin Roberts was recently quoted as stating about women professionals, “Their ambition is not a vertical ambition, it’s this intrinsic, circular ambition to be happy. So they say: ‘We are…
#bettertogetherInclusive Leadership
August 3, 2016

I hire people who I know will challenge me …

It's scary to hire people with a voice - particularly when they are pushing up against prevailing thought, but doing so can reduce risk and propel innovation.
Gender Inclusion
August 3, 2016

The “debate” on gender parity …

Interestingly, we sometimes here from millennials that the "debate" on gender parity is over. For many, they are at the entry level of their respective companies and have not yet…