Bucharest, 15 April, 2021 The Diversity Chamber of Commerce hosted its first webinar this week on Roma employment and entrepreneurship, with participation of the Roma Entrepreneurship Development Initiative (REDI), the World Bank, UNICEF, Unilever, ING Bank, Dentons and Goodyear. UK Ambassador Andrew Noble delivered the keynote address. The discussion focused on the key role that […]
Companies need to create a workplace environment where people feel they belong in order to foster diversity and inclusion. “We believe that belonging is a key aspect of diversity and inclusion and something that is not addressed as often as it should be,” says Andreea Baciu, Vice President of Global Talent Development at UiPath. Through our […]
Daniela Serban is one of Romania’s trailblazers when it comes to women’s empowerment. She is a journalist, an entrepreneur, and the founder of VERTIK for the Future think tank, looking to further women’s participation in all relevant area of the economy, politics, and society in general. We had a quick chat with her on where […]
In order to create a better world through technology, we need women entrepreneurs to bring their whole selves into a project – children and all. “I think that the secret ingredients to creating a better world through tech is to include women, children and artists in the development process of technology,” says Ioana Calen, Co-Founder […]
In order to reach gender equality in Romania, women need to be supported and encouraged to actively participate in the country’s politics and economy. For this to happen, people need to change their mentality about women’s role in society.
Despite articles on the advantages that people with disabilities can offer employers, too many companies hold themselves back when it comes to hiring people with disabilities. They see hiring (some) persons with disabilities as being “the right thing to do” but do not see it as part of a talent strategy that will benefit the […]
After analyzing data from hundreds of employers, across dozens of years, to assess how different equity measures work, the authors report that the typical diversity training program doesn’t just fail to promote diversity, it actually leads to declines in management diversity. Other simple managerial measures, they argue, are more effective at opening opportunities up to […]
In this blog post, you will learn about the top 10 benefits of diversity in the workplace. Workplace diversity is not just an inclusion fad – it has tangible and direct benefits. Companies who have greater workplace diversity outperform their competitors and achieve higher profits! What is diversity in the workplace? Diversity in the workplace means […]