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09 Jun 2016

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Maya Salah quotes Vernā Myers in her article on Diversity and Inclusion: How does an organization that is invested in diversity of gender, race, age and sexuality make its mark? June 8, 2016 Minnesota ranks as one of the best places to live in the U.S. for quality of life, with a strong economy and a thriving job market. Historically, it has been a racially homogenous state. The influ...
02 Jun 2016

JANET CHO, The Plain Dealer writes about Verna for the Cleveland.com Business Section on May 27, 2016 CLEVELAND, Ohio — Diversity and inclusion consultant Verna Myers recently told the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association that she’s more than qualified to teach others to think about their unconscious biases, “because I’ve been dealing with diversity my whole life,” she said. “I’ve b...
08 Apr 2016

Sharing big ideas
Big Ideas with Vernā Myers Learning how to move diversity forward By Laurie D. Borman | April 8, 2016 Vernā Myers, an African American woman who grew up in a Baltimore working class family, graduated from Harvard Law School, and became an entrepreneur, author, and cultural innovator. For the last 20 years, she’s been working to help eradicate barriers of race, gender, ethnicity, and s...
15 Dec 2014

The end of racism
The end of racism starts with each of us: Q&A with Vernā Myers Dec 15, 2014 /Thu-Huong Ha The deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner have rocked the United States. But beyond policy reform, what can ordinary people do to combat systemic racism? Diversity advocate Vernā Myers (TED Talk: How to overcome our biases? Walk boldly toward them) thinks it starts with confronting our o...