November 16, 2014

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White House to Address Disparities for Women, Girls of Color

In response to criticism that its My Brother’s Keeper initiative is too narrowly focused, the White House is launching an effort to expand opportunity and improve life outcomes for young women and girls of color. Acknowledging that young women and girls of color also face disparities in educational, health, and life outcomes, on Wednesday the White House Council […]

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Diversity MBA Presents Recent Survey Results for Recruiting Practices in Diversity

In a recent survey by Diversity MBA, the question is raised about which companies are spearheading the diversity initiative when recruiting for employees and upper level management. In this Diversity MBA article, survey insights are explained and as it tackles the best practices for diversity recruiting: Diversity MBA’s benchmarking survey results focused on the recruiting structure […]

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Google Uses New Study Approach to Solve “Unconscious Bias”

Google has always been at the forefront of innovation when it comes to technology, employee relations and social issues, which has made the company a leader in every aspect of the word. Once again, Google has stepped in as a leader by studying, defining and possibly solving the problems behind racial and cultural bias, especially in the […]

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Mo’ne Davis Becomes First Little League Player on Cover of Sports Illustrated

The Little League World Series has come to an end, but 13-year old Mo’ne Davis is one player who will continue to stand out. Although defeated by the Chicago Jackie Robinson West–another headline making team of young Black boys who’ve added some positivity to the city of Chicago, which has been making national news for gang and […]

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Executives’ Club of Chicago Continues Diversity & Inclusion Series With BET CEO, Debra Lee

LBW is proud to announce that the Executives’ Club of Chicago is continuing their Women’s Leadership Breakfast Diversity & Inclusion Series with “Communicating with Impact: Content That Entertains & Empowers,” featuring BET Networks’ Chairman & CEO Debra L. Lee! The event will be held at Fairmont Chicago, 200 N. Columbus Drive, on September 10, 2014, with networking from 7:15 – […]

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Career Advisor Explains How To Not Cry At Work

We’ve all had to make it through the work day while going through a traumatic experience or simply just a bad day. Though we would all prefer to keep personal experiences separate from our work lives, occasionally, our private and personal problems sneak into the office. The end result can be teary eyes and edgy attitudes that could […]