De-mystifying Common Diversity Myths

As an equity diversity and inclusion specialist I have taught various courses over the past twenty years and observed that many of the participants held unique perspectives about the term diversity that needs to be de-mystified. Myth #1: Diversity means ethnic diversity. There are three levels of diversity: Inherent, acquired and thought. Inherent diversity involves… Continue reading De-mystifying Common Diversity Myths

Recognizing Racism

My biological father and mother were born in India in the 1930s to middle class Muslim parents. They met in Lucknow, a large city in Northern India. In keeping with customs, both sides of the family met and gave their blessings; my parents married in the early 1940s. India was split into two independent nations… Continue reading Recognizing Racism