Monday, July 31, 2017

What is Intersectionality, and Should Your Workplace Have It? - GOOD CALL

by Terri Williams
Originally published: July 28, 2017
Publisher: GoodCall.com 

What is intersectionality, and why is it relevant to diversity and inclusion programs? (Spoiler alert: Your workplace should have it.) What are some of the common mistakes and best practices for an effective diversity program? GoodCall® asked two experts in this area to shed light on these interdependent issues.

DEFINING INTERSECTIONALITY

Simma Lieberman, a diversity and inclusion/culture change consultant and author of 110 Ways to Champion Diversity and Build Inclusion, tells GoodCall®, “Intersectionality is the way all of our multiple identities or diversity dimensions intersect.”