Tag: diversity and equity

How One HR Pro Creates Safe Spaces to Retain Talent

For more than a decade Shrina Sood, Associate Vice President of Talent Acquisition & Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) at Curriculum Associates, has helped recruit talent by supporting the Educational Technology organization grow from 200 to 2,000 employees. For our latest Faces of HR profile, we sat down with Shrina to discuss how she […]

Leadership Is a Behavior, Not a Title — And It Can Make or Break Inclusion in the Workplace

Have you noticed how life at home often mimics lived experience in the workplace? Much like adults set an example for younger people (knowingly or not), leaders shape the behavior of employees in an organization.  A perfect example of this point happened many years ago when my husband and I were babysitting the three-year old […]


What is the Point of Diversity in Technology? Hint: It’s Not What You Think

In March, we celebrate Women’s History Month, but every day, women shape the world of technology as we know it. It’s a lesser-known fact that the first computer programmer was a female mathematician, and the first computers were not machines but mostly women who were also quite adept at math. Fast-forward to the present day, […]

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How Committed Are You Really to DEI? Others’ Missteps Yield Valuable Key Learnings

In recent years, diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) have become accepted objectives in the business world despite having been an afterthought in many circles just a couple of decades ago. Nevertheless, just because businesses and business leaders are increasingly seeing the value of DEI initiatives doesn’t mean they’re savvy experts in promoting DEI throughout their […]