As we celebrate Black History Month, I want to share a different perspective -- my own.
When I was still in school studying for my masters in tech management I was one of very few female students. During my time, the faculty was predominantly male, however, I found comfort in one of my professors, a female electrical engineer. This professor worked closely with the US Navy and was a total badass when it came to development, design and algorithms. A true role model who succeeded in areas that many others didn’t even try. A true inspiration in a time where female engineers were considered to be an urban myth.
100 years ago, National Veterans Day was established to honor those who have served our country fearlessly, and historically stands in honor of the veterans of our past and present.
Diversity is one of the many things that can either drive corporate America forward or bring it to a screeching halt if it’s lacking. Diversity means difference, experience, culture and so many other things and gives our workforce an intricacy that provides meaningful results. In other words, there are several reasons you should diversify your office and we’ve got the breakdown for you here.