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- First-hand stories - people who use wheelchairs discuss disturbing questions they've received, and what they want the public to know: USA Today interviewed selected people who use wheelchairs, discussing their stories, what's not OK to ask, and other matters that they want others to know.
- Diversity experts focus on making boards and institutions more equitable: Diverse Issues in Higher Education covered a webinar held last week by the National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education (NADOHE), where DEI leaders in higher ed discussed strategies to achieve goals to call governing boards to apply equity to all processesses, for institutions to apply an equity lense to the entirety of their organization, and for institutions to contribute to the equity of their surrounding communities.
- Hollywood has a diversity problem, so Starz chose to make its name on inclusion: CNET reports about decisions made proactively by the premium Starz network to boost the representation of women and people of color at the channel -- and the secret to the network's successes in this area.
- Q&A with Regina Sam Penti on championing diversity in tech and law: Law.com's Legaltech News has an article featuring an interview with Regina Sam Penti of the firm Ropes & Gray, a partner in the firm and co-chair of the firm's diversity committee. Ms. Penti discussed the role of technology in aiding diversity efforts in the legal field and the concrete steps firms must take to increase diversity and inclusion at their organizations.
- Fidelity to Vote Against Climate, Diversity Laggards Next Year: With activism on corporate boards increasing, Bloomberg News writes that Fidelity International has warned companies it invests in that if they don't take sufficient action to combat climate change and diversity, that the firm's asset manager will vote against those companies' management at shareholder meetings in 2022.
— Jeremy Craig, Communications Manager for the DEI website and the Office of the Provost