Tag: DEI initiatives

Ruchi Jalla on Leadership, Inclusion, and the Future

In today’s corporate environment, the role of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) is not just about compliance but about cultivating a workplace culture that reflects the world outside its doors. Ruchi Jalla serves as the VP, Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer at Elevance Health, where her leadership is pivotal in steering the company’s DEI […]

Leading with Inclusivity: Olakunle Arowolo’s Journey to DE&I Excellence at Actalent

Olakunle (Kunle) Arowolo stands at the forefront of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) initiatives at Actalent, a global leader in engineering and science services. With a rich background spanning 18 years across various roles from recruitment to DE&I leadership, Arowolo’s journey is a testament to the evolving nature of corporate inclusivity. Career Path to DE&I […]

New Report Explores the Close Interplay Between Chief Diversity Officers and Chief Communications Officers

As diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) programs have grown in relevance and resources in recent years, the roles of Chief Diversity Officers (CDOs) and Chief Communications Officers (CCOs) have become increasingly intertwined. Unearthing Key DEI Insights A recent report by the Institute for Public Relations (IPR) through its Center for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, sponsored […]

Should Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Policies Vanish After Landmark Supreme Court Ruling?

Last June, the United States Supreme Court held in Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. v. President & Fellows of Harvard Coll that affirmative action policies at universities violate the Constitution’s Equal Protection Clause and Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. While the ruling does not apply to employers overall, the rationale and […]

High Profile Debate Over Corporate DEI Efforts

In the corporate world, the topic of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) has sparked a debate among some of the most influential business leaders. While some captains of industry view DEI as a crucial strategy for business success, others see the discipline as a lot of puffery without much substance. A recent article by Fortune […]

Faces of HR: Amira Barger on Achieving a Balance of Justice in the Workplace

Here at HR Daily Advisor, we’re celebrating Black History Month. Although we prioritize these inspiring voices year-round, it’s a great time to shine a light on the achievements and contributions of black HR professionals who are making significant contributions to the industry. The guest of this edition’s Faces of HR profile is an exceptional example of just […]

Kari Mayfield: Pioneering Diversity and Inclusion at Ping Identity

Kari Mayfield’s professional journey offers a unique perspective on the evolving role of diversity and inclusion within the corporate sector. Currently serving as the Global Diversity Inclusion Leader at Ping Identity, Mayfield has navigated a career that spans various industries and roles, leading her to a position where she can significantly impact workplace culture. Her […]

2023’s Biggest Takeaways for DEI Leaders in HR

2023 was a year of big change for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives in corporate America. Anti-DEI sentiment gathered momentum in 2023 with the so-called “war on woke,” used by politicians and covered extensively by the national media. Additionally, the Supreme Court’s decision to end affirmative action in university admissions added to the evolving […]

A Clear Vision, and a Lifetime Commitment to DEI

Gwen Kolader, the Global Head of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) at Hexaware Technologies, has carved out a notable career in the field of corporate diversity and inclusion. With over 20 years of experience in people and culture roles, Kolader’s journey reflects a deep commitment to fostering inclusive work environments. Here we explore her career […]

Inclusive Excellence: How Lumen Technologies and India Sylvester are Redefining Corporate DEI Initiatives

In today’s corporate landscape, the emphasis on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) is more than just a trend—it’s a necessity. Companies that prioritize DEI not only foster a more inclusive environment but also drive innovation, creativity, and employee satisfaction. One such company leading the charge in DEI initiatives is Lumen Technologies. At the helm of […]