How to create and build diversity and inclusion.

How you can foster diversity, inclusion and understanding to build collaboration, creativity and productivity.

“Frankly we don’t hire women for positions other than tellers and receptionists at our bank”, the recruiter of the prominent Oregonian bank said to me after my on-campus interview. It was sobering to hear that from a recruiter since I was armed with a master’s degree in Economics and Business and have excellent summer and school year work experience and recommendations. Then he added, “besides, you originally came from another country, so we definitely won’t hire you”.

Diversity & inclusion promotes creativity, productivity, boost morale and improves recruitment
Learn and collaborate with others of different backgrounds, you’ll all gain professionally and personally.
Mentor and support others, it’s a win-win-win for you, your mentee and the organization.

Marilyn Tam, global speaker, best selling author (The Happiness Choice), business leader and humanitarian. Formerly the CEO of Aveda, President Reebok, VP Nike

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