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The sustainable development goals – Goal 5: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

Gender equality is not only a fundamental human right, but a necessary foundation for a peaceful, prosperous and sustainable world. There has been progress over the last decades: More girls are going to school, fewer girls are forced into early marriage, more women are serving in parliament and positions of leadership, and laws are being... Read more

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WomenHack -Lisbon

WomenHack is a community that empowers women in tech through events, jobs, and reviews. We aim to create a more inclusive and diverse workplace for all. Our diversity recruiting events target some of the most talented women in tech which include software developers, designers, and product talent. Our virtual events are kicked off with diversity... Read more

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NO BARRIERS NO BORDERS. A practical booklet for setting up international mixed-ability youth projects (including persons with and without a disability).

One out of seven people has some form of disability, but this percentage is not reached amongst young people benefiting from the Youth in Action program. Therefore the SALTO-YOUTH Inclusion Resource Centre organised two TC Enable training courses in 2003 to stimulate and support to youth workers setting up international mixed-ability projects, including both young... Read more

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UN Women statement for the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

UN Women stands in solidarity with and supports everyone with diverse sexual orientations, gender identities, gender expressions and sex characteristics (SOGIESC) in efforts to resist, support and heal from hatred, fear and discrimination. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to isolate individuals, separate families and devastate communities the world over, leaving no member of our human family... Read more

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Arts + Environmental Justice Symposium

The environmental and climate justice movements are rooted in the understanding that communities of color and low income communities experience all environmental issues first and worst, including climate change. They also recognize the root of the problem is in an extractive economy that exploits the planet and people for profit. As climate change increases the... Read more

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Disability 101

Disability 101 – Practical low cost steps to increase the disability awareness and confidence of your workplace and business. You will take away from this session: An understanding of the definition and diversity of disability Flexible approaches to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for people with disability An opportunity to check your attitude and... Read more

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The BrandLab & Celarity Alliance: Creating Inclusive Connections

The BrandLab (TBL) exists to address the racial and socioeconomic gaps in the creative workforce. TBL and Celarity have created a strategic alliance to create inclusive connections for diverse talent while changing the face and the voice of the marketing industry. What: Virtual networking event for BIPOC young professionals and inclusive marketing, creative & digital professionals. When: Thursday,... Read more

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Disability Visibility

We’re delighted to welcome contributors to an essential anthology for disability rights, Disability Visibility. This collection of essays, memoirs and oral histories presents a vital snapshot of the vast range of experiences gathered under the umbrella term of disability, a galvanising insight into how many of us live, and how narrow a range of narratives... Read more

Lets stop talking about diversity and start working towards equity

Paloma Medina challenges our paradigm of diversity in the work place and in society with this eloquent, humorous talk. We need to do a “find and replace” in our vocabulary challenging the concept of diversity vs. equity. Paloma is an expert in the neuroscience behind equity and the psychology on how to improve our work... Read more

4 benefits of inclusive classrooms

At a Glance In an inclusive classroom, general education teachers and special education teachers work together to meet the needs of students.This gives special education students the support they need while they stay in a general education classroom.All students can benefit from inclusive classrooms. When kids are found eligible for special education services, it’s common for... Read more

Diversity and Inclusion Efforts That Really Work

by David Pedulla May 12, 2020 Summary.    A Stanford and Harvard professor convened a symposium on what’s actually working to improve diversity and inclusion in organizational life. In this article, David Pedulla summarizes the main findings. First, organizations should set goals, collect data, and hold people accountable for improving diversity within the organization. Second, organizations should... Read more

Inclusion Revolution | Daisy Auger Domínguez | TEDxPearlStreet

Diversity and Inclusion Strategist Daisy Auger-Domínguez invites us to consider why creating workplaces where everyone feels heard, valued and seen is hard, complex and at times emotionally triggering. According to Daisy, when we all start being the allies we want to be, showing up and for our colleagues, and persisting through discomfort and doing the... Read more

Disability and work: Let’s stop wasting talent | Hannah Barham-Brown

Disability is still a barrier to employment for millions of people – but it doesn’t have to be this way. Drawing on her own experience in the medical profession, Hannah Barham-Brown argues that people with disabilities are an asset more employers need to harness. Hannah Barham-Brown is a doctor, disability advocate and member of the... Read more

Disability Inclusion Matters for All

Persons with disabilities are more likely than others to experience adverse socioeconomic, such as less education, poorer health, fewer employment opportunities, and higher poverty rates. To end poverty and boost shared prosperity, we must leave no one behind. At the World Bank, we’re working to build inclusive, resilient, and sustainable communities for all by breaking... Read more

Why Businesses Must Be Fearless With Disability Inclusion | Delaina Parrish

To increase the employment of college graduates with disabilities, there needs to be a collaborative effort. Delaina Parrish calls on college students, campus recruiters, and employers to share the message alongside her that diversity inclusion is also disability inclusion. Ms. Parrish is a 2020 Marketing graduate from the University of Florida with double minors in... Read more

15 Ways to Improve Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

Diversity in the workplace statistics show that most companies need to desperately consider aspects of inclusivity to create a diverse workforce. Mention diversity in the workplace and you’ll generally get a positive response from executives. That’s because most of them understand the many benefits of a diverse workforce. They know 1) innovation and 2) terrific... Read more