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Rochester Institute of Technology will host author, legal scholar and civil rights lawyer Michelle Alexander at its annual Expressions of King’s Legacy celebration
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Starbridge Workshop Series: The Right to Work: Opportunities for Self-Sufficiency and Self-Direction on November 17 Learn more »
New WDN Member! We are pleased to welcome Jewish Senior Life to the Workforce Diversity Network. Read more »
Navigating the Journey from Diversity to Inclusion: Leveraging Diversity to Power Innovation from December 8December 9
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Conversations on Race and Conversations on Race with Poverty: Free, facilitated whole-group and small-group conversations about race, awareness of racial identity, segregation in our individual lives, racial privilege and the connection of race to poverty. Read more »

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Dr Sondra Thiederman has been a contributor to our Expert Forum from its inception. Her articles are among the most popular on our site as are her training programs. Her newest training program, Defeating Unconscious Bias, is designed to address the hidden biases that can affect hiring, promoting and team building and challenge an organization's ability to create an inclusive workplace.
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The Future of Individual and Organizational Learning
By William A. Guillory, PhD
A decided shift is occurring in how we dominantly facilitate formal learning. I use the term formal to distinguish it from everyday experiential learning through human interaction. By learning, I mean the process of transforming information into knowledge. This process occurs by how we interact with and engage concepts which are not presently part of our working reality. [ Read more... ]


Three aspects of Muslim Diversity in the USA:  Islamophobia, Workplace, and LGBT
By Stan C. Kimer
Over the past months, I have published a series of three blogs about Muslim (religion is Islam) diversity within the USA. I discuss the current increase of Islamophobia in the USA, considerations for Muslims in the workplace, and because I am a diversity consultant with a deep expertise in LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender), the intersection of Islam with LGBT. [ Read more... ]

Global Diversity and Inclusion Benchmarks: Standards for Organizations Around the World
By Julie M. O’Mara
This is a free guidebook helping organizations in determining strategy and measuring progress for managing diversity and fostering inclusion.  It is universal in scope, designed for all organizational types and sizes, sectors, industries, world regions, cultures, or approaches to diversity. [ Read more... ]

The Truth About Associate Retention
By Mauricio Velásquez
I am often asked by our clients to “help us stop the bleeding.” Law firms invest so much in sourcing, recruiting and developing their talented associates and to see them leave prematurely can be disastrous. One of my clients had lost nearly a dozen partners and associates (almost all were women and minorities, top performers) in a particular practice area in several weeks. [ Read more... ]


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