GenY on D&I

GenY on D&I: DACA Should Be #HereToStay

This week, President Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the Trump administration would end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, and offered Congress a six-month window to pass legislative action to address this issue. DACA ...

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GenY on D&I: The Millennial Diversity Myth

It is no secret the that the “millennial” generation (also known widely as “Generation Y”, “Generation Next”, or “Gen Y”) is the most racially and ethnically diverse population in the United States, and the emerging Generation Z is not far ...

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GenY on D&I: A Diversity Disaster Disguised

Deloitte’s new initiative to eliminate Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) at the firm is a diversity disaster disguised as innovation. Some see Deloitte as an expert in the D&I space. However, there is something to be said about their external reputation ...

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GenY on D&I: Where Are All the Women in STEM?

Although recent studies indicate that women earn over half of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) bachelors’ degrees in the U.S. (National Center for Education Statistics, 2015), they only make up about one quarter of individuals in STEM occupations (U.S. ...

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GenY on D&I: Stereotype Threat

I recently attended a panel discussion during which diversity and inclusion were hot topics. This focus was likely due to the fact that the audience was composed of mainly young professionals from minority groups who are just starting their careers. ...

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GenY on D&I: Why I Choose to Be An Ally

As we begin this Pride Month, an annual celebration of equal rights, awareness, and support for members of the LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Transgender, and Questioning) community, I often reflect on the importance of allies in diversity and inclusion work, particularly ...

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