Inviting perspectives and opinions from our colleagues worldwide

Inviting perspectives and opinions from our colleagues worldwide

Helping To Promote Dignity At Work

Karen Phillips, SVP Global Learning Resources and UK Editorial, SAGE Publishing | July 4, 2019 I’ve been supporting efforts in our London office to promote dignity at work, recognising that in publishing there are plenty of opportunities for harassment of junior...

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I got involved because everybody should feel safe

  Phill Jones | January 8, 2019 Just less than a year ago, a group of four scholarly publishing industry colleagues were chatting over drinks in a tiny pub in London after an industry event. We came to the conclusion that something had to be done. The colleagues...

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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...

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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...

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Focusing on Change: Equity Begins with Awareness

Lattelle Solomon Reaves | July 3, 2018 The old cliché “a picture is worth a thousand words” holds special meaning to me. Photography has always been my passion and it was one of the ways I was able to navigate the publishing industry throughout my 20+ year career. As...

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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,...

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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...

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Forge the Best Course for You …

Wendy Newsham | March 23, 2018 I feel very fortunate to work for a highly successful, woman-owned and operated company.  Since Mary Ann Liebert founded the company 34 years ago, it has grown into the leading independent bioscience journals...

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On Being a Woman Leader in the Modern Workplace

Nitasha Devasar | March 20, 2018 In the last five years that I have been MD, I have begun to learn about gender dynamics in the workplace and surrounding ecosystem.  Earlier, diversity and inclusion were lovely utopian concepts and one really...

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From where I sit. Changing our defaults

Ginny Hendricks | March 12, 2018 There is so much to say on the subject of workplace equality.  Like everyone, I am a complex mix of history, heritage, experiences, environments—and of defaults.  I am a woman.  I was a child who grew up in the...

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Making men allies for gender equality

Matthew Giampoala | March 7, 2018 It happens too frequently.  I get thanked for being the only man in the room at an event or committee meeting geared toward promoting equity for women. This makes me immensely uncomfortable.  I don’t deserve thanks just...

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Lessons from Hogwarts to Scholarly Press

Amanda Myrkalo | March 4, 2018 I started in publishing with a love of young adult fiction, armed with an English undergraduate degree and Marketing internship, and plans to discover the next Harry Potter. I aimed for New York City… and landed a...

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Why engage in the WE project?

Frauke G. Ralf | Feb 24, 2018 What made me get involved with this project? It’s the fact that diversity and inclusion go much further than “just” gender as a cause. Having worked from the age of 19 with my first editorial job at Rowohlt Verlag...

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What's Happening


 

Global Voices for Workplace Equity:Findings from the WE Survey
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Helping To Promote Dignity At Work
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Determining your Career Path: The Lucille Ball – Jerry McGuire Approach
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The Trajectory of a Career with Some Observations – Part 1-The Path
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Is Inclusion A Conclusion?
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Why Diversity is Good for Business
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What's Happening


Global Voices for Workplace Equity:Findings from the WE Survey
Read More>

Helping To Promote Dignity At Work
Read More>

Determining your Career Path: The Lucille Ball – Jerry McGuire Approach
Read More>

The Trajectory of a Career with Some Observations – Part 1-The Path
Read More>

Is Inclusion A Conclusion?
Read More>

Why Diversity is Good for Business
Read More>

 

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