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Changing the Face of STEM

As a global health technology company that recruits world-class scientists and engineers, we know women are a critical factor in solving the world’s biggest problems with smart, imaginative thinking. But in the United States, women make up just 24% of the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) workforce, way below most other sectors. There are a lot of […]

EY DEI Transparency Report: Pathways to Progress

Article courtesy of EY At Ernst & Young LLP (EY US), diversity, equity and inclusion are core to who we are. They are essential elements of our history and run deep in our DNA. For EY US, it’s personal.  In the 1880s, Arthur Young completed his legal studies and began his career as a lawyer. […]

Hiring of People of All Abilities

Article courtesy of CEO Action In 2018, we established an executive steering committee to provide direction and create connections with internal partners such as our Workforce Accommodations and Accessibility teams. These vital partnerships have helped us to foster wide-ranging disability inclusion programs that make our recruiting efforts consistent with the overall employee experience – including […]

Member Spotlight: How Accenture Bridges the Gender Disparity Gap and Inspires the Next Wave of Tech Talent

Article courtesy of ITI Each year March signifies Women’s History Month, a national celebration that highlights the many accomplishments and innovations that women have made to our society. Women, in particular, have been a driving force in the tech industry and their presence continues to demand attention. ITI would like to thank our member companies […]

KPMG U.S. Publishes Inaugural DE&I Report

Article courtesy of Accounting Today Big Four firm KPMG U.S. has published its “Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: 2020 KPMG U.S. Transparency Report,” an inaugural report examining the firm’s own diversity, equity and inclusion statistics, as well as mapping out its diversity initiatives moving forward. “The events of the past year taught us that we must […]

Vireo Starts Medical Cannabis Diversity Internship to Provide Opportunities for BIPOC

Article courtesy of Vireo Health As a physician-founded, science-focused cannabis company, Vireo Health is committed to furthering the medical understanding and acceptance of cannabis as a safer, less-addictive alternative to traditional pharmaceuticals. As part of that commitment, Vireo’s Medical Education Team creates research partnerships and educational programming, including clinical trials and studies with world-renowned organizations such as […]

EY US Executive Committee Board Diversity Statement

At Ernst & Young LLP (EY US or the US firm), our diverse and inclusive teams are key to One EY — our collective effort to capitalize on our strengths and propel the US firm into the future. That is why diversity, equity and inclusiveness are priorities for the EY US Executive Committee (USEC) and […]

Cardiovascular Systems Inc. Statement

In 2017, Cardiovascular Systems Inc. faced an inflection point.  What had started as a single product MedTech startup with 12 employees had grown to over 600 employees poised to embark upon a new chapter which required a look in the mirror to determine the type of company we wanted to be.  As a result, we […]

The U of M School of Public Health Received a $5 Million Philanthropic Gift from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota to Establish the Center for Antiracism Research for Health Equity

Article courtesy of the University of Minnesota To combat racism and enact lasting change, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross) donated $5 million to the University of Minnesota School of Public Health (SPH) to establish the Center for Antiracism Research for Health Equity. Rachel Hardeman, associate professor and Blue Cross Endowed Professor […]

Building a BRIDGE: What I Learned as DEI Committee Chair

Article courtesy of Sanvello By Roxane Battle Vice President Advocacy and Community at Sanvello In my former career as a news anchor and reporter, I’d often run into people at the grocery store, school events, or out eating – people who recognized me from television. In an attempt to make small talk, or maybe because they […]

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