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Diversity Events

DIVERSITY:  Why We Care?

By embedding the Diversity & Inclusion strategy into the global business strategy, we continue to leverage and maintain strong leadership support, a compelling business relevance and action plans that lead to attraction, engagement, retention and advancement for colleagues.

Through this, we create a sustainable strategy that points the way for Diversity & Inclusion to add value to the business, talent, operational strategies and objectives for any organization.

For information about Diversity & Inclusion programs for your worksite, please contact

Kim Braithwaite at KimberlyBraithwaite@gvcshrm.org.

Do you have an upcoming diversity and inclusion event or topic that you would like to share?

Email us today at Diversity@gvcshrm.org!

SHRM Diversity News

Fighting the Double-Whammy of Ageism, Sexism

"Gendered ageism" is a type of sexism, affecting women in their 40s and beyond. SHRM Online spoke with the author of Not Done Yet!: How Women Over 50 Regain Their...

How to Manage Intergenerational Conflict in the Workplace

With four generations in the workplace--Baby Boomers, Generation X, Millennials and Generation Z--there are bound to be conflicts. But are those disagreements based on...

House Approves Bill Protecting Older Job Applicants

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed the Protect Older Job Applicants Act of 2021, clarifying that external job applicants can bring disparate impact...

Teacher Who Wouldn’t Use Transgender Students’ Preferred Names Loses Claims

A public school system was not required to accommodate the religious beliefs of a teacher by permitting him to call students by only their last names when he wouldn’t...

Using Data to Build Inclusive Teams

By using a data-driven process, companies can identify gaps, target specific issues that need to be addressed and establish an informed path forward. This data forms the...

‘Action’ Is Operative Word for Workplace Allyship

Employees expect their organizations to do more than merely say they value diversity, equity and inclusion. They want action. Here are some do's and don'ts.

Gretchen Carlson: Protect Harassment Victims

Broadcast journalist Gretchen Carlson spoke at SHRM INCLUSION 2021 about the effect of nondisclosure agreements and forced arbitration to handle harassment claims.

Jury Awards $10 Million in Discrimination Lawsuit

​A jury's recent $10 million award to a white man in a discrimination lawsuit should have companies ensuring they are properly balancing their diversity, equity and...

White House Releases Plan to Promote Gender Equality

The Biden administration recently released a national strategy to foster gender equality in the U.S. and abroad. Priorities include preventing gender-based violence and...

How to Be Advocates and Enlighten Leaders on DE&I

HR professionals have power to make an even bigger difference in their companies' policies that promote diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) following the social...

Peer Equity and Inclusion Coaches Can Help When Identity-Based Trauma Occurs

News of mass shootings, reports of racially charged local violence, and harassment and microaggressions in the workplace fill the airwaves and social media. Peer equity...

Keeping Bonus Programs Fair and Equitable

Even organizations that are beginning to close gender and racial pay gaps with salary adjustments may overlook how outdated bonus programs can worsen compensation...

Inclusion Can Take Organizations to New Heights, One Sock at a Time

Leaders at Crayola, Johnson & Johnson and John's Crazy Socks shared stories about building more inclusive workplaces during the presentation "Together Forward at Work"...

How to Drive Bias Out of Recruiting, Hiring

Diversity and inclusion is more than just tactics and processes; even though it’s important to get the processes right, winning hearts and minds is also important, Judy...

Pay Equity Audits and Transparency Foster Trust, SHRM Research Shows

New SHRM research highlights how employers can improve efforts to pay employees fairly, regardless of gender, race or ethnicity, by conducting pay audits and engaging...

Actor Says Hollywood Is Least Inclusive Industry

​American-born actor Kal Penn, 44, spent most of his early years overcoming being cast primarily for his Indian heritage. With SHRM's Chief Knowledge Officer Alexander...

'Inclusion Is Absolutely Critical': Q&A with Crayola’s Mimi Dixon

Mimi Dixon, director of brand activation and content at Crayola, talks about the critical role inclusion plays, internally and externally, on an organization's brand and...

Minority Wealth Gap Isn't Just About Income

Access to financial equity, along with tools and resources for making better money management and investment decisions and culturally inclusive outreach to diverse...

October Is National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Today's employers need a workforce that can adapt to different situations and circumstances, and people with disabilities adapt to their surroundings every day. In the...

DE&I Without Cancel Culture

Not everyone will be supportive when new diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) initiative is announced. The people who oppose it may be met with hostility, rejection or...

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Are you an employer of choice for diversity workforce? How do you value or embrace diversity in your workplace? What are diverse groups saying about y...

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