Yearly Archives: 2012

  • The Business Benefits of Diversity – Case Study: Lloyds TSB

    Posted on December 17, 2012 by Violeta Iguchi in Updates.

    “Diversity describes people’s differences. Differences can come from individual characteristics and life experiences, such as where you went to school or where you live. Being married or in a civil partnership, being a parent, your political affiliation, career path or level of income can also influence your personal perspectives. These factors make us react, approach […]

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  • The Concept of Cultural Humility in the Medical Field

    Posted on November 11, 2012 by Violeta Iguchi in Updates.

      “Cultural Humility: People, Principles and Practices,” is a 30-minute documentary by San Francisco State professor Vivian Chávez, that mixes poetry with music, interviews, archival footage, and images of community, nature and dance to explain what Cultural Humility is and why we need it. The film describes a set of principles that guide the thinking, […]

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  • Mental Health in the Workplace

    Posted on October 27, 2012 by Violeta Iguchi in Updates.

    A very well-attended event (around 40 participants) and a great presentation by Don Thomas-Kremmer on the topic of mental health in the workplace, and the role of Employee Assistance Program.  As usual, our participants engaged in interesting conversations, exchanged views, opinions and resources.  We would like to thank our presenter, our participants and everyone who […]

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  • The Shift: Hispanics in America

    Posted on June 16, 2012 by Violeta Iguchi in Updates.

    A very interesting and compelling video showing the change in demographics across the United States. The Shift: Hispanics in America

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  • “Diversity – Moving from Color to Cultural Inclusion” Free Webinar

    Posted on June 1, 2012 by Violeta Iguchi in Updates.

    Tuesday, June 5th at 2:00 p.m. EST. “Diversity – Moving from Color to Cultural Inclusion” Summary: Most companies today understand the business case for a diverse workforce. Study after study shows that diversity positively influences company revenues and profits due to the buying power of minority groups, the explosion of creative thinking from different viewpoints, […]

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  • Diversity Management Is the Key to Growth: Make It Authentic

    Posted on May 21, 2012 by Violeta Iguchi in Updates.

        “Diversity management is the key to growth in today’s fiercely competitive global marketplace.  No longer can America’s corporations hide behind their lack of cultural intelligence.  Organizations that seek global market relevancy must embrace diversity – in how they think, act and innovate.  Diversity can no longer just be about making the numbers, but […]

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  • New Study Reveals Gender Leadership Biases

    Posted on May 18, 2012 by Violeta Iguchi in Updates.

    “According to new research, IPO firms with male CEOs get the advantage with investors, compared to those with female CEOs. This news probably comes as no surprise, but the nuances revealed by the study point to a conclusion that should be concerning to anyone who works in a field characterized by the term “meritocracy.” More […]

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  • Are You An Inclusive Employer?

    Posted on May 17, 2012 by Violeta Iguchi in Updates.

        What Does It Mean To Be An Inclusive Employer? Listen to some of the largest employers in the UK about the importance of being an inclusive employer. “inclusion delivers performance and innovation” “it’s about being open minded, it’s about being aware of what talent is available” “inclusion delivers an environment where people can […]

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  • Welcome

    Posted on May 8, 2012 by Violeta Iguchi in Members.


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  • Interviewing for inclusive and respectful workplaces

    Posted on April 12, 2012 by Violeta Iguchi in Updates.

    I’m glad to report that our Lunch and Learn event yesterday was extremely successful.  We had over 30 participants from various companies and organizations, mostly from the La Crosse area, but also as far as Winona, Minnesota! Our guests, Joe Veenstra and Ellen Frantz from Johns, Flaherty & Collins answered questions from the audience about […]

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