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Diversity and Inclusion in the news
Interesting diversity news around the world [Jan, 2021]
Diversity & Inclusion around the world
Diversity & Inclusion news – BIPOC
BIPOC: What does it mean and where does it come from?
There has been a rise in the use of the acronym “BIPOC” since 2020, alongside with the growing awareness of the Black Lives Matter movement in the wake of the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery.
HR Tells All: The Impact of COVID-19 – Black HRPC Meetup Jan 26
The Black HR Professionals of Canada is holding a virtual meet up on Tue, January 26, 2021, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST. Special guest will be Erin Noble, HR Consultant at University of Toronto in Canada.
Diversity & Inclusion news – Technology tools
Diversity and inclusion efforts work best with tech tools: Expert
‘Technology can help reduce bias, diversify talent pools, connect and engage employees and identify gaps in representation’. How can you utilize technology to advance the goals of diversity and inclusion?
Diversity & Inclusion news – Government/Public Sector
Global Government Summit virtually hosted by Singapore – January 21 & 22
The Global Government Summit, organized by Global Government Forum, is a unique annual event where the world’s most senior public servants explore the challenges faced by civil services around the world.
Hosted in recent years by the Government of Singapore, the event attracts delegates holding roles including the Director of the Prime Minister’s Office, State Secretary, Cabinet Secretary, Clerk of the Privy Council, Head of the Civil Service, and Civil Service Chief Executive. Topics vary from year to year, with delegates selecting subjects such as public sector productivity, digital government, leadership development, and the policy responses to issues such as inequality and migration.
Diversity & Inclusion news – Women
What New Science Techniques Tell Us About Ancient Women Warriors
It’s been known in long history that women have been in roles of leaders, warriors and hunters through archaeological studies Would you consider how we think about women’s work today after reading this article?
Diversity & Inclusion news – Indigenous
Widening the circle for Indigenous people
Are you one of the companies that have been having trouble filling job vacancies to increase the representation of Indigenous people in your workforce? Check out insights, ideas and recommendations in this Deloitte report to learn how to increase opportunities for Indigenous people in the workplace?
Diversity & Inclusion news – Visible Minorities
Visible minorities vastly underrepresented in the boardroom, new disclosures suggest
Under the Canada Business Corporations Act (CBCA), publicly traded companies are required to report the number of women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities on their boards and in their senior-management ranks. The Financial Post’s analysis found that out of 23 boards and 255 director positions, only 14 directors identified as belonging to a visible minority. Visible minorities are vastly underrepresented in the boardroom.
Diversity & Inclusion news – Workplace
Fostering Diversity and Inclusion in the Accounting Workplace
What are the Benefits, Challenges, and Strategies you can take advantage of?