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C4DISC Celebrates AAPI Heritage Month 2021: Four Spotlight Interviews

Mia Ricci, Publisher at Wiley and Co-Chair of C4DISC Communications & Outreach Committee | May 25, 2021 In celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month in the US, I had the pleasure of representing C4DISC in four sit-down interviews with API colleagues who are working towards greater diversity, equity, and inclusion in our shared … Continue reading C4DISC Celebrates AAPI Heritage Month 2021: Four Spotlight Interviews

Why We Should All Care about Early Career Pay Equity and Inclusion: An Interview with Becca Bostock and Dominique J. Moore

Alice Meadows | July 19, 2021 This year’s Association of University Presses’ annual conference included a Collaboration Lab on Early Career Pay Equity and Inclusivity. Facilitators Rebecca (Becca) Bostock, Associate Editor and Subventions Coordinator at Ohio State University Press, and Dominique (Dom) J. Moore, Acquisitions Editor, at the University of Illinois Press presented the results of a … Continue reading Why We Should All Care about Early Career Pay Equity and Inclusion: An Interview with Becca Bostock and Dominique J. Moore

Guest Post — Intersectionality: Considering Identity When Working Towards a More Diverse, Equitable, and Inclusive Future

Laura Martin, Wiley | July 15, 2021 None of us have just one identity. The concept of intersectionality highlights how multiple, overlapping identities and identity markers—such as race, class, age, gender, sexuality, and religion—contribute to how marginalized groups experience discrimination. On June 15, 2021, the Coalition for Diversity and Inclusion in Scholarly Communications (C4DISC), in collaboration with … Continue reading Guest Post — Intersectionality: Considering Identity When Working Towards a More Diverse, Equitable, and Inclusive Future

C4DISC Celebrates Pride Month 2021: Spotlight Interviews

Divya Nair (Cactus Communications) & Mia Ricci (Wiley), C4DISC Communications and Outreach Committee June witnesses a month-long global celebration of Pride every year. Pride month is a time to recall the trials the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ+) community has endured and to rejoice in the triumphs of trailblazing individuals who have bravely … Continue reading C4DISC Celebrates Pride Month 2021: Spotlight Interviews

The Number One Reason White Men Give For Not Getting Involved With Diversity and Inclusion

August 1, 2020 | Sarah Todd, Quartz A survey from the Center for Talent Innovation sheds light on the problem. A few years ago at a company picnic, I joined a handful of colleagues helping to haul boxes of sandwiches and soft drinks through the park. All of us had signed up for this manual … Continue reading The Number One Reason White Men Give For Not Getting Involved With Diversity and Inclusion

SSP Session — The Glass Ceiling You Don’t Know About Yet: Removing Barriers for People with Disabilities at Work

Monday, May 24 | SSP This session highlights some of the barriers that people with different types of disabilities face in their publishing careers, and it will suggest some ways that these could be broken down and overcome. The session will look at the employee lifecycle, from recruitment to onboarding, working and development, assessing how … Continue reading SSP Session — The Glass Ceiling You Don’t Know About Yet: Removing Barriers for People with Disabilities at Work

Revisiting the problem with DE&I during COVID-19 and the racism pandemics

Dr. Geraldine L. Cochran, Assistant Professor of Professional Practice in the School of Arts and Sciences and the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Rutgers University | May 25, 2021 In 2018, Dr. Cochran published an article in the Scholarly Kitchen:The Problem with Diversity, Inclusion, & Equity. Of course, a lot has changed since 2018; in this post, … Continue reading Revisiting the problem with DE&I during COVID-19 and the racism pandemics

CSE Annual Meeting–DEI Highlights

April 28, 2021 The Council for Science Editors (CSE) will be hosting their annual meeting between Friday, April 30 and Monday, May 10. There are some events that will focus exclusively on DEI. Meeting Sessions Fostering Diversity and Inclusion for Editorial Boards and Publishing LeadershipDiversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) RoundtableThe Accessibility Imperative Short Course Short … Continue reading CSE Annual Meeting–DEI Highlights

Accessibility Case Studies for Scholarly Communication Librarians and Practitioners

April 15, 2021 | Talea Anderson The goal of this resource is to support scholarly communication librarians wanting to implement accessibility measures in their open access, open education, and open data initiatives. To be clear, this resource isn’t a how-to manual for achieving accessibility. I would join others in arguing that accessibility isn’t a thing … Continue reading Accessibility Case Studies for Scholarly Communication Librarians and Practitioners