Diversity celebrated at Morton Arboretum Asia Festival

LISLE, Ill. — The Morton Arboretum not only has a diverse collection of trees, it also celebrates diverse cultures through the Destination Asia Festival. Eight Asian countries were represented Saturday at the Morton Arboretum. Destination Asia began in 2014 as a chance to learn about Asian culture, steep traditions and history.
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Organizers say Latino Heritage Festival highlights diversity in community

DES MOINES, Iowa — Iowa's Latino Heritage Festival is serving up some culture in Downtown Des Moines. The festival at Western Gateway Park includes food, music, dancing and local artwork. Director Joe Gonzalez said it's important to highlight the diversity within Iowa's Latino community. "It's really kind of perfect situation...
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North Hennepin Community College Recognized with Diversity Award

North Hennepin Community College received the 2021 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT into Diversity magazine. The award recognizes U.S. colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion. “I’m extremely proud of the diversity and equity work we’ve done at North Hennepin Community...

Want More Diversity in Your Portfolio? Make These 3 Moves Now

A diverse portfolio could be your ticket to gaining wealth. These investments make it easy to diversify. You'll often hear that having a diverse portfolio can benefit you in several ways. For one thing, it can serve as a form of protection during periods of stock market volatility. It can also set you up to gain a lot of wealth in your portfolio over time.

5 Threats to Biodiversity — and 3 Ways Businesses Can Address Them

What’s Needed Now to Sustainably Use, Conserve, and Restore Biodiversity and Protect the Global Economy. “The Basics” series by the Network for Business Sustainability provides essential knowledge about core business sustainability topics. This article was written by Kate Berrisford. Hands up if you can name this little-known member of the...
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Walmart reports steps for diversity

Walmart Inc. has created several initiatives this year to increase opportunity and equity for women, members of minority groups and people with disabilities, the company said in a report released Friday. Walmart's midyear Culture, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Report covers the first half of its fiscal year, from Feb. 1...
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More than workforce: Tech companies grapple with diversity

Diversity efforts are gaining momentum, but more needs to be done. Brian Brady shares a common bond with other technology workers: the idea of “high risk, high reward.”. He felt drawn to the tech industry with products such as America Online and Netscape Navigator starting to catch on as he finished up his degree in marketing from the then-New Hampshire College in 1991. Now the college is known as Southern New Hampshire University.
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YWCA hires first chief diversity officer

MANCHESTER — Hiring its first chief diversity officer reminded officials at the YWCA of the challenges the nonprofit faces to curb racism. Ten people vied for the job, all of them non-white. “These candidates have shared stories with me about how they applied for job after job similar to this...

The Ashthalakshmi states are also home to immense ethnic, cultural and linguistic diversity: Shri G Kishan Reddy

Shri G Kishan Reddy, Union Minister for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), Culture and Tourism was on a two day official visit to Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland. As a part of the Arunachal Pradesh leg of his visit, the Union Minister inaugurated several development works and was accompanied by Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Union Minister of Jal Shakti. The Union Ministers were received by the Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh Shri Pema Khandu ji, Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein Ji, MP Tapir Gao ji and other state ministers and officials.

WB celebrates diversity

WILKES-BARRE — In as vibrant, colorful and powerful display of the diversity as Wilkes-Barre has to offer, the city’s fourth annual Multicultural Parade and Festival returned to Public Square on Saturday afternoon. Just six days after the city’s St. Patrick’s Day parade painted the Diamond City green, a sea of...

Enrollment, diversity increases part of new SCC strategic plan

Southeastern Community College’s Board of Trustees approved a five-year strategic plan Monday that seeks to grow enrollment by 25% and increase diversity among staff by 25%. The plan starts with a vision of “developing an educated workforce that ensures our community is a thriving place to live, work and play,” and a mission of “opening doors for our community through powerful partnerships that provide student-centered learning, workforce development and cultural enrichment opportunities.”

European Diversity Awards Announce 2021’s Finalists

The European Diversity Awards (EDA) have revealed the diversity champions that have been shortlisted for this year. Launched in 2010, the EDA are now firmly established as the continent’s most prestigious and widely respected diversity event. The EDA recognises individuals and organisations that have made a genuine difference to the equality, diversity and inclusion agenda. The many award categories aim to recognise achievements across several strands of diversity, including race, age, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity and belief, according to the organiser.

Malive continues to embrace his diversity, combining two intimate recordings on the newly formed HUGS imprint.

Hailing from Sao Paulo, Malive has graced the halls of standout labels including Noizu’s Techne, Shiba San’sBasement Leak, Box Of Cats and Tchami’s Confession imprint where he collaborated with HUGS inaugural artistBruno Furlan, picking up support across his catalogue from the likes of Diplo, Tough Love, KLP, The Aston Shuffleand more.