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New tool to assess organizational diversity released: BRF

The Biogerontology Research Foundation has released the results of their first pilot study, conducted as part of their ongoing partnership with Diversity.AI, alongside scientists at Youth Laboratories, University of Virginia, Insilico Medicine, University of Oxford …

Fasken Martineau fosters diversity through new pilot project

Fasken Martineau is partnering with Diversity Lab along with 30 leading US-based law firms, in piloting the Mansfield Rule project. The Mansfield Rule was one of the winning ideas from the 2016 Women in Law …

BPS publishes Declaration on Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

The British Psychological Society (BPS) has published a declaration of its commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion, a document that is intended to guide them in all that they do and actively promote this culture within …

Get to Know Your Veterans

Veterans Affairs Canada has launched a new section on its website that will encourage veterans to submit their stories and help Canadians get an in-depth perspective into the diversity that has become the foundation of …

Advancing Diversity and Inclusion in Higher Education: Report

The U.S. Department of Education has released a report, Advancing Diversity and Inclusion in Higher Education, building on the Administration’s efforts to expand college opportunity for all. It presents key data that show the continuing …

SHRM Launches Diversity Jobs Sites

Encouraging diversity and inclusion in the workplace starts at the top, which is why the largest HR association in the world — the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) — has announced the launch of …

11 new bridge training projects for internationally trained immigrants in Ontario

The Province of Ontario is investing $3.35 million over two years through the Ontario Bridge Training Program to help internationally trained professionals find jobs that match their skills and experience.
The investment will support 11 new …

New reference guide for Inuit clients seeking employment

A reference guide – Pinasuutitsaq – ᐱᓇᓲᑎᑦᓴᖅ – which aims to improve career development interventions with Inuit clients, in urban and northern settings is now available for free download. The guide was developed by Regroupement québécois des organismes pour …

NuEyes: a wireless, wearable technology for visually impaired users

NuEyes, a head-mounted, hands-free, wearable magnification technology, makes CCTV and text-to-speech capabilities available in an easy-to-use headset about the size of a pair of sunglasses. NuEyes, featuring ODG smartglasses, magnifies—up to 12 times the original …

Women, nonwhite execs promote diversity to their own detriment, says CU-Boulder study

By Elizabeth Lock.
Not only does the promotion of diversity in the workplace not help executives in their performance evaluations, but the behavior actually hurts women and nonwhite executives, found a University of Colorado Boulder study.
Women …