What does Santa Claus have to do with Diversity and Inclusion?

I thought I would write a post about Santa Claus. Yes that is right. And how I see he relates to Diversity, Equity and...

Why C-suite level leaders struggle to change their culture, especially in DEI

It is easy to see that many C-suite level leaders struggle to change their culture, but what causes this? In this post I hope...

Your leadership team might be repelling talent away from your organisation

Your leadership team might be repelling talent away from your organisation – let me tell you why. I’m a person of colour applying for...

What does diversity and inclusion in the workplace really mean?

So what does diversity and inclusion in the workplace really mean? What does it look like? And how can you improve the diversity and...

Why a data analytics person wants to de-emphasise data in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

I’ve been working in data analytics for 10 years in genomics and want to de-emphasise data in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. This is because...

Microaggressions happen when you are ignored

Why is it that microaggressions happen when you are ignored – isn’t that over the top? No, it isn’t. In reality, the standard response...

Why the WGEA Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (EOCGE) citation is not good enough

I’ve been seeing the logo for the WGEA Employer of Choice for Gender Equality around and my first thought was – well, is that...

The dirty secret about Diversity and Inclusion…

The dirty secret about Diversity and Inclusion work is that you are going to get it wrong. How I judge an individual and an...

Designing Diversity – the monthly sarcastic magazine for DEI professionals (November 2021 edition)

Welcome to the very first Designing Diversity – the monthly sarcastic magazine for DEI professionals! I thought I would take all the sarcastic thoughts...

Being proactive when it comes to Diversity and Inclusion

One of the big takeaways one of the participants in the “Workshop for Improving Diversity and Inclusion in Senior Leadership” was to be proactive...