Blogs

19 Oct 2021

“You belong here. Bring your authentic self because it’s what’s going to change our organization for the better.” - Ruchika Tulshyan As we look towards the last few months of 2021 (hard to believe it, we know!), we remain focused on our work around inclusion and belonging  in the workplace with an authenticity mindset. Last month we shared Fevi’s story and how she was able to rise...
28 Sep 2021

In 2019, actor, director, producer, activist, America Ferrera, delivered an inspiring Ted Talk on what it’s like to be Latina in Hollywood. A story about owning her truth, My identity is a superpower - not an obstacle is conversation about how Ferrera fought her way through the limitations and biases she was victim of as a result of her cultural identity.  This was a conversation that...
26 Aug 2021

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From company-wide vacations to decorated athletes removing themselves from the competition, this last month has shown us a shift in the way people and organizations are managing anxiety and mental well-being.  “Burn out” is a term we hear almost daily since the inner workings of the pandemic took hold of our home and work life. And this sense of mental exhaustion, and in some cases an ov...
11 Dec 2020

Vernā speaks with the team at Diversity Woman Last month, Vernā was excited and honored to speak to the team at Diversity Woman Media for their Winter 2021 Issue of Inclusion magazine on what brought her to the work she does and how this work has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and Black Lives Matter protests. From the fundamental elements needed to create a more equitable w...
01 Nov 2017

I don’t eat meat, but now I’m a Burger King fan.
At the end of all my keynote speeches on inclusion, I leave my audiences with the three keys to making the world a better place: Consciousness, Courage and Compassion. So, when I saw the recent Burger King anti-bullying commercial I stood up and applauded!! I haven’t been in a Burger King in decades and I don’t even eat meat, but this commercial alone made me a fan of the franchise. T...
11 Oct 2017

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Today was a big day! It was National Coming Out Day. It was the International Day of the Girl Child. It was also the day more and more women came out of the woodwork to accuse Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment and assault. I also realized that today is Wednesday, the day I pray for the girls/young women in my family. Every Wednesday, I pray for my nieces and great nieces and all t...