Tag: DEI

Disabling Ableism


Published: Wednesday May 3, 2023
Alycia wearing pink sitting in wheelchair holding black picture frame that says disabling ableism the modern pathway to inclusion.

#Ableism is a prejudice that leads to a discrimination against people with disabilities. It is based on the belief that “typical abilities” are superior. It shows up in pity, exclusion, stigmas, neglect, stereotyping, bias, language, microaggressions and lack of accessibility to the resources and opportunities for people with disabilities. Ableism perpetuates the marginalization of individuals with disabilities and … read more… Disabling Ableism

Include Disability in 2023 DEI Strategies!


Published: Thursday January 19, 2023
Green image that says in white Include Disability in 2023 DEI Strategies?

Have you created space in your 2023 DEI strategies to include Disability? If not here are some reasons why you should: ️👉🏼Disability intersects with all identities that are traditionally included in DEI strategies such as Race and Ethnicity, Gender, Religion, Culture and Sexual Orientation. The effort benefits all of us! ️ 👉🏼15% of our global … read more… Include Disability in 2023 DEI Strategies!

The DEI Summit 2022!


Published: Tuesday December 20, 2022
ID: Alycia with a series of photos wearing blue with a tee shirt that reads The DEI Summit 2022. On Stage speaking with panel Lydia Smith, Chief Diversity Officer, Victoria’s Secret & Co and Jeff Marshall, Chief Diversity Officer, Head of Diversity & Equity & Belonging, UM Worldwide and in attendance with the conference attendees.

What a way to close my 2022 speaking tour! Last week in Memphis at The DEI Summit 2022 was EVERYTHING.  American CivilRights History, culture, learning, food, music, travel, and NETWORKING!  In attendance DEI practitioners, DEI executives, experts and thought leaders in the DEI space from companies like Google, Hyatt Hotels Corporation, Victoria Secret s, NBCUniversal, Detroit Pistons, Siemens, Delta Air Lines, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital etc…the list is long and impressive to say the … read more… The DEI Summit 2022!