Thursday, July 6, 2017

Five Strategies For Building A Diverse And Inclusive Company - FORBES

by Andrew Fayad 
Originally published: July 5, 2017

As of April 29, we’re 100 days into a new presidency that’s changing American culture, and our country feels increasingly divided. If we think our workforce isn’t impacted by the headlines and hostility, we’re being willfully ignorant.

Most major companies have made efforts to be more diverse and inclusive for years to varying degrees of effectiveness. From where we are sitting, though, many are going about it the wrong way. Our company, a digital learning agency that practices and advocates becoming an ally of diversity, has worked on several internal diversity campaigns for well-known brands, and each has come to us with the same uncertainty of where to begin. There’s never been a more important time to redouble those efforts, nor is it too late to get started.