Many businesses write mission statements that affirm their support for diversity and put their staff through “implicit bias training." Both steps are well-intentioned but can be counter-productive if not backed by deeper changes, warns Sarah Kaplan in the Financial Times.
Anjuan Simmons gave practical tips for what any of us can do to be an ally and lend our privilege to marginalized groups at work.
See this segment with Sarah Kaplan on TVO's The Agenda with Steve Paikin which aired on International Women's Day 2017. It covers some of the key issues to consider when thinking about gender and the economy.
“We have a long, long history of women being excluded in certain ways from the economy,” said Sarah Kaplan in the Toronto Star.
Sarah Kaplan's chapter in the 2017 book, Survive and Thrive: Winning Against Strategic Threats to Your Business, covers the challenge of gender diversity in organizations.
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