Friday, April 14, 2017

Cultivating the Inclusive Tech Workplace - INFORMATION WEEK

by John Edwards
Originally published: April 13, 2017
Publisher: Informationweek.com 

Tech companies like to boast that they foster an "inclusive workplace." Yet how many industry leaders actually understand what an inclusive workplace is, much less know how to successfully create and sustain one?

Coco Brown, founder and CEO of The Athena Alliance, an organization dedicated to advancing boardroom diversity, believes that an inclusive workplace is an environment in which everyone has an equal opportunity to thrive. She notes that career advancement, pay, benefits and impact should all be addressed on equal terms and with equal access.