• Diversity and Inclusion
  • Debra Lee, former BET Networks CEO, Launches New Search Firm To Boost Diversity On Corporate Boards

    Debra Lee, former CEO of BET Networks, has launched Monarchs Collective, a consultancy to boost corporate board diversity as new rules and heightened social awareness make director appointments more of a key issue than ever before. She and  partner Rabia de Lande Long, an executive coach and management consultant to Fortune 500 companies, will work from both coasts to “build Read More »

  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Meet Ashley Lamothe, the HBCU Grad Who Became Chick-Fil-A’s Youngest Black Franchise Owner At Age 26

    When Ashley Lamothe first started her job at Chic-Fil-A at age 15, she had no idea the journey would lead to her becoming the company’s youngest owner at age 26 when opening in 2011, according to Black Business. It turns out that Lamothe ended up liking the job so much that when the time came Read More »

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  • 8 Diversity Recruiting Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

    Employers are re-evaluating workplace diversity at their organizations, starting with being more thoughtful about recruiting from a broader range of talent. “An effective diversity recruitment program involves taking a close look at every step of the recruitment process, from sourcing and recruitment marketing, to screening and interview practices, to how you present an offer,” said Read More »

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  • L’Oreal Re-Hires Black Model They Once Fired After She Spoke Up About Racism

    Munroe Bergdorf, a former model for L’Oreal who was fired in 2017 for speaking up about systemic racism, has been re-hired. This time, however, the world’s largest cosmetics company has brought her on board to advise them regarding their diversity and inclusion policies. Berdgorf, who used to be featured in L’Oreal’s UK advertising campaigns, was Read More »

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  • Google Diversity Report Shows Little Progress For Women And People Of Color

    Google released its seventh consecutive diversity report on Thursday, revealing modest gains in representation for women and people of color, and a disproportionately white, Asian and male workforce. The percentage of black hires in the U.S. grew from 4.8% in 2018 to 5.5% in 2019, a .7% increase. The percentage of black hires in technical Read More »