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

Filling the Skills Gap with Workers Over 50

Supporting Social Justice: A Q&A with Cisco's Shari Slate

Shari Slate, chief inclusion and collaboration officer and vice president of inclusive future and strategy at Cisco, talks about the company's wide-ranging Social...

How to Avoid Discrimination When Using AI

Attorneys speaking at the recent SHRM Annual Conference & Expo 2021 gave tips on how to use AI tools effectively and legally in the workplace.

Wanting ‘Someone Younger’ for Different Job Relevant to Age-Bias Suit

In a case alleging age bias, a statement by a university employee that the university was looking for someone younger for a different position was relevant and should...

An Inside Look at Workplace Racial Affinity Groups

As many employers struggle to achieve racial equity in their workforces, a new approach has emerged that can help create a more equitable and inclusive culture. Racial...

‘Consequential Accountability’ Could Be Solution to Corporate DE&I Stalemate

Seventy-six percent of HR leaders say their organization tracks metrics to measure diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) goals; yet while tracking DE&I metrics creates...

Expect More Scrutiny of Affirmative Action Programs

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) is ramping up its enforcement of federal contractors' affirmative action programs. Speaking at the SHRM Annual...

Regularly Monitoring, Using DE&I Data Is Key to Closing Organizational Gaps

DE&I efforts should not end once workers are hired. Executives must regularly monitor all related metrics and use that information to better manage DE&I and communicate...

Make Sure Women Aren’t Left Behind in Return to Work

Companies must ensure that women who left the workforce during the COVID-19 pandemic are treated equitably and aren't punished for their absences once they return to...

Opal Lee Sparkles with Her Own Brand of Advocacy

Special guest activist Opal Lee stole the show at the Sept. 11 general session of the SHRM Annual Conference & Expo 2021 (SHRM21), delivering her memorable brand of...

SHRM’s Taylor Calls for HR to Practice ‘Radical Empathy’

SHRM President and Chief Executive Officer Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP, delivered a resounding message of unity and shared a common goal for HR professionals who are...

Generational Mindsets Affect the Workforce

Employees around the world may approach issues in different ways, depending on which generation they were born in: Traditionals, Baby Boomers, Generation X, Millennials...

The Power of People You Overlook

Changing your mindset about aging employees, workers with disabilities, military veterans, people who were formerly incarcerated and people with criminal records means...

Eliminating Barriers

As technology advances and attitudes change, job opportunities open for people with disabilities.

Career Lessons from Kiera Fernandez: Helping Workers Helps the Business

Kiera Fernandez gained an appreciation for workers on Target’s front lines when she was one herself. Now she’s Target’s senior vice president of talent and change and...

Emerging Professionals: How to Attract and Keep Them

Chelsea C. Williams, career strategist and founder of College Code, shared Chelsea C. Williams, career strategist and founder of College Code, shared "Winning Steps to...

Young Tech Workers Prepared to Exit Unwelcoming Company Cultures

In the tech sector, a company's lack of diversity and inclusiveness is a factor prompting workers to quit, especially younger workers, according to a new report, In...

New LinkedIn Feature Aims to Help Recruiters Reduce Bias When Sourcing

LinkedIn has introduced a new option for recruiters to mitigate bias when sourcing the professional network for talent.

Removed Department Chair’s Age-Discrimination Claim Rejected

The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals determined a removed department chair’s age-discrimination claim failed because the ultimate decision-maker conducted an...

Intersectionality: Allowing DE&I Programs to Thrive

For employees to bring their full selves to work, employers need to understand that individuals are not defined by just one characteristic. People can identify with...

Diversity Forum
 The aging workforce NYS SHRM PowerPoint from 4/29/2017.
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