Posts:Diversity Equity and Inclusion
2021 Year in Review: Ketchum’s Most-Read Blog Posts
If 2020 was the Year of Unknowns, 2021 has been the Year of Uncertainty. At times it has felt like one step forward, two steps back. We’ve seen a year marked by the highs of COVID vaccine availability, the reopening of shops and restaurants, the emotional reunions of families, and the evolution of how co-workers […]
Health Equity Strategy: Social Determinants of Health Take Center Stage
A fresh look at why organizations should shape their health equity strategy and tell their health equity story. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of people across the country were forced to think more deeply about their own health, the health of their communities, and the systems intended to keep them healthy. This […]
3% Conference – Ketchum Attendees Salute a Decade of Difference in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
“If we don’t clean our filter, it becomes the window through which we see the world.” – Bertice Berry, PhD., sociologist and author, quoted from her “Focus on the Light” keynote at the 2021 3% Conference. Earlier this month, a team from Ketchum had the pleasure of collectively “cleaning our filters” while attending the 2021 […]
Our fears were realized. Women in the workforce have left at alarming rates.
A year after my post on the difficulties working mothers were facing at the beginning of the pandemic, more women in the workforce than I could have imagined have left. According to a March 2021 U.S. Census Bureau survey, women made up roughly 80% of those who left the workforce at the onset of the […]
The Uncomfortable Truth About Implicit Bias in Pediatric Care
Providing the best care for the greatest number of people means confronting biases we don’t even know we have With the number of children hospitalized with COVID growing rapidly, it is important to confront the uncomfortable truth about implicit bias in pediatric emergency settings. The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted a major wake-up call about racial […]
Don’t Just Be an Ally to Your New Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer. Be A Partner.
Let’s face it: stepping into the role of Chief Diversity Officer (CDO) is no easy feat. The resurged attention on the Black Lives Matter movement in the summer of 2020 accelerated a recent trend: LinkedIn found that the number of people with job titles associated with leading diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) efforts at their […]