Posts: Maxine Enciso
Does Corporate America Have the Fortitude for True DE&I?
In the wake of the 2020 police murder of George Floyd, which reignited a national reckoning on racial justice, corporations and brands were seemingly quick to answer the calls for greater transparency and accountability. One organization after another announced wide-ranging social justice and diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) commitments, promising a sea change. But only […]
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 […]
Get Comfortable Being Uncomfortable with Workforce Diversity Data
Over the past several months, you may have seen headlines in top-tier business media about companies releasing workforce diversity data. In some instances, these companies shared the data in tandem with new representation commitments. Some companies have boldly connected their commitments to executive pay and bonuses, while others are investing in their employees by focusing […]
Hispanic Heritage Month 2020—Not the Year for a Fiesta
Each year, many companies, organizations and brands observe the period between September 15 and October 15 as Hispanic Heritage Month—an annual monthlong homage to the Latinx community. In years past, this observance was marked by brand promotions, large-scale concerts and content designed to celebrate and recognize Latinx “cultura.” Although these activations—whether large or small—have been […]