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DEI Dashboard: Identifying the Right Targets

Overview: This blog introduces suggested steps for identifying the right targets to monitor progress, measure success, and deliver results-driven diversity, equity, and inclusion plans. The evolution of diversity and inclusion trends, like placing more emphasis on belonging (DEIB) in the workplace, has many companies under pressure to keep up with efforts to expand inclusion programs each year while also looking for best practices to monitor the success of their efforts. A recent Gartner survey (2021) revealed that those DEI leaders surveyed indicated a strong commitment to setting goals and tracking DEI progress through metrics but that they were still perplexed by the question of “what does good really look like” in terms of reaching their inclusion targets. We’ve also heard from many of our clients that the most intimidating part of improving workplace inclusion is knowing the right place to start or even restart their commitments and managing progress. Often an executive sponsor, HR business partner, or diversity lead is referred to us to help…

Exploring the Unconscious Mind and Microaggressions

Have you ever experienced that moment in a conversation when you realize you said or did something offensive in the mind of the person you’re talking to? Quite possibly, you notice a disapproving look on their face or a quick reply about how…

More Than a New Look—an Evolution in Pope’s DEI Offerings

Pope Consulting has pioneered diversity education, research, and organizational change solutions for nearly 50 years. More than at any other point in history, organizations now understand the critical importance of paying attention to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in the workplace. As a…

Understanding the Definitions: DIEB

Our initial reflection on this topic had us think back to when we all first heard the words “Coronavirus” in March 2020. Many things about life and work drastically changed that year with the rise of the deadly pandemic numbers; a drastic decrease…

Celebrating Women’s History Month: In and Outside of the Workplace. Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

Women’s History Month is an excellent time to recognize all of the contributions that your women-identifying employees make to the workplace, and to communicate your ongoing commitment to gender equity and continuous efforts to create an inclusive workplace for everyone, regardless of gender.  At Pope…

How to Honor Black History Month at Work

Black History Month occurs every February to celebrate the contributions Black Americans have made to advance equality throughout the United States. This is a great opportunity for employers to recognize and honor Black culture and accomplishments and to encourage inclusion in the workplace. Acknowledging this month-long celebration at…

Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month 2020

Join us in acknowledging the heritage of America’s largest minority group. Every year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15. Created to recognize the positive impact that Hispanic Americans have contributed and continue to impart on our country,…

Remembering Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Last week, our country lost a superhero. On Friday, September 18, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away, leaving behind a pervasive legacy as a key contributor in Supreme Court rulings that brought diversity, equity and inclusion to the national stage.…