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Does Language Influence Culture?

The Wall Street Journal recently ran a fascinating article by Lera Boroditsky about new cognitive research that suggests that language influences the way that people perceive the world around them.  When compared against each other, the differen...more

artists   diversity   Aug 10, 2010 • Views:4289 • Comments: 0


 

Measuring Diversity in Nonprofit Sector

The Racial Diversity Collaborative is comprised of a group of nonprofit leaders within the Baltimore-Washington region that together work to support and expand the number of leaders of color in significant nonprofit leadership positions throughout th...more

diversity   Aug 10, 2010 • Views:4184 • Comments: 0


 

Chronicle of Philanthropy Surveys are Revealing

  The September 9, 2010 issue of The Chronicle of Philanthropy featured a pull-out section entitled "Achieving Diversity at Nonprofit Organizations." Highlights include: Three out of every four development jobs are held...more

diversity   Oct 4, 2010 • Views:11220 • Comments: 0


 

The Power of Slurs

"Speech and Harm" Opinionator - Exclusive Online Community from The New York Times By Ernie Lepore November 7, 2010 What is at the root of the power of slurs to cause unease, shock and pain? This opinion piece looks at how words...more

diversity   Nov 28, 2010 • Views:4306 • Comments: 0


 

How Diverse Are You?

Time for a Check-Up: How Diverse Are You? Echelon Online Magazine Susan Baxter "Regardless of the size of your company, you can be a leader in diversity and inclusiveness in the workplace... Diversity is represented by more than emplo...more

diversity   Feb 11, 2011 • Views:5313 • Comments: 0


 

Language versus Identity

"Canadians rarely say bad things, but what are we thinking?" The Globe and Mail by Diane Jermyn Feb. 20, 2011 “'Am I allowed to say that?' ... 'I thought it was a bad word.' "Everybody’s worried about using ...more

diversity   Jun 9, 2011 • Views:4600 • Comments: 0


 

Classified Ads for the Latino Market

 Martha de la Torre brings classified ads to the Latino market Los Angeles Times June 12, 2011 By Megan Kimble "Listen to your staff: Initially El Clasificado was distributed directly to homes. 'It was costly and ineffective,' De ...more

diversity   Jun 19, 2011 • Views:3488 • Comments: 0


 

Diversity and Inclusion in an Uncertain World

"Diversity and Inclusion in an Uncertain World" By Deborah Levine - Editor Diversity of the Workplace Friday, 22 July 2011 "The field of Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) is in the process of evaluating and redefining itse...more

diversity   Aug 22, 2011 • Views:4093 • Comments: 0


 

The Voice of Nonprofit Talent

The Voice of Nonprofit Talent Released in 2011, The Voice of Nonprofit Talent: Perceptions of Diversity in the Workplace "focuses on one of the most significant challenges faced by the nonprofit sector — building and sustaining diver...more

diversity   Dec 11, 2011 • Views:7228 • Comments: 0


 

Fostering Innovation Through a Diverse Workforce

"Companies have to have a diverse workforce. It's very important to our business strategy and helps capture new clients and address business needs." - Niki Kesglou, head of diversity and inclusion, Asia Pacific, Credit Suisse   ...more

diversity   Dec 18, 2011 • Views:6161 • Comments: 0