Organizations must take proactive steps to infuse diversity. It will not happen on its own and you can’t simply rely on employees to lead the way.
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Why is diversity important? As organizations prioritize diversity and inclusion, they often see corresponding improvements in company culture.
Diversity and inclusion touch every part of federal service, starting with how people get into positions and continuing to how they’re trained for success.
A report released by the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) in Jan. 2019 points to selected examples of local governments that have excelled in increasing diversity and inclusion. The report culminates in new findings and recommendations that may be useful for local leaders.
Federal Employed Women (FEW) is hosting a conference this year aligned with its mission of promoting women’s equality in the federal workforce. Now in its 50th year, the organization continues to advocate for the rights of women through trainings and events.
Inclusion is no longer a “nice-to-have”; it’s a strategic imperative. Here’s how to work toward that goal.
In order to provide equal opportunity you have treat people differently because everyone is not the same. People are unique individuals.
Though diversity and inclusion indices have been improving government-wide, these top-scoring agencies (based on self-reporting from current employees) are likely to offer more opportunities for women to succeed and feel empowered and valued in the workplace.
In her keynote at GovLoop’s Next Generation of Government Training Summit, Christine Monaco provided inside tips on what’s it’s like to rise through the ranks as a female leader. She also gave advice on how to encourage more diversity and inclusion in leadership roles.
What gets in the way of diversity in the workplace? How do we practice empathy to improve it? Learn how.