Is Inclusion A Conclusion?

Chhavi Chauhan | September 25, 2018 Equality…what equality? No two individuals of the >7.4 billion humans are identical in appearance, aptitude, emotional IQ, physical and mental wellbeing, and their personal and professional stature. I wonder if the human mind...
Challenging the Feminine Ideal

Challenging the Feminine Ideal

Jodi Harrell | August 13, 2018 I grew up in the 1980s with a mother who fully embraced the feminine ideal. I learned that to be feminine was to walk a more or less narrow line of conformity to what it meant to identify as female. Graceful, attractive, pleasant to be...
Dance Lessons

Dance Lessons

Susan Dawson | May 6, 2018 I recently heard a Verna Myers quote, “Diversity is inviting someone to the dance, inclusion is asking them to dance.” As a teenager in the ‘90s I spent a fair amount of time watching TV, so when I heard this quote, my immediate...
The Inner Demon

The Inner Demon

Vicky Williams | April 3, 2018 For a while, I think I was a reluctant feminist. I never really thought of myself as a feminist, but instead focussed on championing meritocracy and fairness in the workplace. That is still my ideal, and the thing that drives me – but I...