Equity

What Amazon’s Board Was Getting Wrong About Diversity and Hiring

July 26, 2018
Amazon’s board recommended voting against a shareholder proposal that would require the board to consider women and minority candidates for director positions. The company’s communications representative suggested that using such a policy, similar to the Rooney Rule, might create a “check the box” approach to diversity and not produce real change. By: Stefanie K. Johnson

Challenging Androcentrism and Implicit Bias in the Academy

July 15, 2018
Higher education is still "a man's world," though it doesn't have to be. But equipping women with tips and tools for getting ahead isn’t enough to level the playing field; deep change requires a shift in organizational culture. This is the first in a series of articles looking at how college and universities can navigate that shift. By: Rosalind Spigel