Alice Meadows | March 10, 2022 I was prompted to write this post back in 2013 because I had recently reached a point in my career when, instead of being surrounded by other women — above, below, and beside me in terms of seniority — the number of female role models was shrinking fast. … Continue reading Revisiting: Why Aren’t There More Women at the Top in Scholarly Publishing?
March 18, 2022 | Odessa S. Hamilton, Lindsay Kohler, Elle Bradley Cox, and Grace Lordan Using exclusionary language isn’t just about offending others; research has made its harmful effects clear. To create a truly inclusive culture, it’s critical that you take a hard look at how people in all areas of your company … Continue reading How to Make Your Organization’s Language More Inclusive
March 14, 2022 | Ande Nichols Please join us for the Coalition for Diversity and Inclusion in Scholarly Communications' upcoming webinar, “Antiracism Toolkit for Organizations” on Tuesday, March 22 at 11:00 am ET. Registration is free! This webinar will explore C4DISC’s “Antiracism Toolkit for Organizations,” written by a multiracial group of industry professionals. … Continue reading C4DISC Webinar Preview | Antiracism Toolkit for Organizations
Holly Else & Jeffrey M. Perkel | February23, 2022 Efforts to chart and reduce bias in scholarly publishing will ask authors, reviewers and editors to disclose their race or ethnicity. In the next year, researchers should expect to face a sensitive set of questions whenever they send their papers to journals, … Continue reading The giant plan to track diversity in research journals
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
Holly Else & Jeffrey M. Perkel | February 23, 2022 Efforts to chart and reduce bias in scholarly publishing will ask authors, reviewers and editors to disclose their race or ethnicity. In the next year, researchers should expect to face a sensitive set of questions whenever they send their papers to … Continue reading The giant plan to track diversity in research journals
The Joint Conference of Librarians of Color is open to all library staff, students, influencers, and decision makers interested in exploring inclusive policies and practices in libraries and how they affect the ethnic communities who use our services. JCLC strives to deepen connections across constituencies, create spaces for dialogue, promote the telling and celebrating of one’s stories, … Continue reading The Joint Conference of Librarians of Color Conference
The first Toolkit for Equity, Toolkit for Organizations, was founded in The Triangle Scholarly Communication Institute. Please consider submitting a proposal for this event. The Triangle Scholarly Communication Institute invites you to participate in SCI 2022, its seventh year in North Carolina’s Research Triangle region. This year’s theme will be Reckoning, Care, and Repair, and the program will take place … Continue reading Triangle Scholarly Communication Institute
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
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?