"Through active engagement and open discussions, organisations can align the perspectives of belonging across women and ethnic minorities with those of the leadership executives," believes Shameka Young – VP and Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion (D&I), Cognizant.
“Australian organisations can empower employees to become true allies through deep listening sessions, ongoing racial sensitivity training, unconscious bias education and other culturally-aware and trauma-informed activities,” says Brenda Gaddi, Managing Director and Founder, Women of Colour Australia (WoCA).
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According to People Matters research, Women at Work– D&I Benchmarking Survey, about 50% of organizations agreed that there exist gaps and loopholes like gender stereotypes/assumptions in the recruitment process which is a major barrier to hiring more women in leadership.
Carmella Galasso, who runs the Women in Management mentorship program for Australia and New Zealand Banking Group, shares some perspectives on the management practices that help women succeed in the workplace.
A confluence of crises demands for racial justice, #MeToo, BLM, COVID-19, and an economic downturn, makes this a critical moment for corporate DE&I, according to Matt Krentz, the Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion and Leadership Chair at Boston Consulting Group.
The year 2020 has shone a spotlight on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) that exposed how far we need to go as a society, as well as the role that companies can and must play in addressing these topics, not only inside of our four walls but also more broadly in our communities, says Julie Coffman.