Diversely Speaking

“Diversely Speaking” takes diversity and inclusion to the next level with thought leadership, industry activities and educational content. Written for professionals that believe in encouraging diversity – we’ll cover diversity and inclusion insights that deliver value to your business and career.

CIFS Presents New FinServ Now! Webinar Series Featuring Notable Financial Services Leaders Hosted by Zakiya Larry, the series gives businesses an edge as they adapt to a ‘new normal’. [DALLAS, TEXAS] — A new initiative by The Council for Inclusion in Financial Services (CIFS) is helping businesses navigate uncertain financial futures in the wake of a national health crisis. In an economy hit hard by Covid-19, CIFS’ FinServ Now! webinar series will feature key financial
The Beginner’s Guide to Building a More Inclusive Workplace You’re thinking about improving your company’s inclusiveness — that’s great! Though it may seem tough, creating a more inclusive and diverse workforce at your company is actually easy if you just follow simple steps. But first, why hire diversity? Consider these quick facts: • 2/3 of job seekers consider a company’s diversity when making decisions about where to work (Glassdoor, 2014) • Organizations with inclusive work
Three Ways Businesses Can Better Support Diversity and Inclusion Right Now It’s been a tough year for businesses both big and small in every industry. As we head into the second half of 2020, there’s no reason to suggest the unpredictability will stop — and every reason to be prepared for something else. It’s no secret that now, more than ever, Americans demand accountability from corporations who face mounting pressure to take action against racism
One thing is clear, the coronavirus pandemic has impacted the world dramatically. All businesses, big or small, have had to adapt and change the way in which they conduct business daily. Company leadership has had to take a step back and look at all assets within, while finding ways in which to keep and attract new talent. Remote workforces expanded from pilot programs and isolated cases to companywide deployments due to COVID-19, which has forced
More women of color are entering the workforce than ever before, bringing ambition, education, and diverse experiences and ideas with them. As a result, these women offer organizations a powerful force of innovation and insight that will be increasingly needed to meet the needs of a diverse customer base. However, despite the value that women of color represent for businesses, they’re rarely given leadership positions, not to mention roles in the C-suite. Currently, there are