LGBT+ International Corporate Advocacy Guide: a key to safe workplaces

Workplace Pride Foundation    |    February, 8 2022 Workplace Pride’s comprehensive new white paper challenges internationally-active businesses to have a greater impact in non-LGBT+ friendly locations where they operate.  For years businesses have been coming to terms with the fact that their presence and activities around the world have an increasingly visible impact in … Continue reading LGBT+ International Corporate Advocacy Guide: a key to safe workplaces

When scientific conferences went online, diversity and inclusion soared

New data show that female attendance at virtual science and engineering meetings grew by as much as 253%, and gender queer scientist attendance jumped 700%. Online conferences are attended by move diverse audiences than in-person events. The transformation of in-person science and engineering conferences to virtual events due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has not just reduced … Continue reading When scientific conferences went online, diversity and inclusion soared

Can virtual academic conferences make STEM fields more inclusive?

Nature Sustainability   |   December 9, 2021   Conferences disseminate research, grow professional networks and train employees. Unfortunately, they also contribute to climate change and present barriers to achieving a socially sustainable work environment. Here, we analyse the recent impact of transforming in-person conferences into virtual conferences on improving diversity, equity and inclusion in science and … Continue reading Can virtual academic conferences make STEM fields more inclusive?

Equity Budgeting: A Manifesto

Jess Lamar Reece Holler   |   November 25, 2020   The Marion Voices Folklife + Oral History Program has worked, over the past three years, to develop & cultivate a critical model for bringing together economic justice + racial justice organizing in the community-based cultural work sectors. We call this model equity budgeting. True to its name, equity budgeting holds that … Continue reading Equity Budgeting: A Manifesto

Scientific publishers expedite name changes for authors

Career News | July 21, 2021 Safety and equity concerns prompt some journals and scientific societies to hasten use of new names on transgender authors’ works. In an effort to expand inclusivity for transgender researchers, some scientific publishers and societies worldwide have adopted policies that allow rapid and discreet author name changes to be made … Continue reading Scientific publishers expedite name changes for authors