The Real Reason We’re Not Seeing More Progress on Diversity at Work
Though we’re making marginal headway, study after study shows that women, people of color, LGBTQ+ employees, and those with disabilities remain vastly underrepresented in leadership roles and executive positions.
Only 33 companies on the Fortune 500 are run by women, and just 34% of board seats at those companies are held by women and minorities.
You’d be hard-pressed to find a company today that hasn’t implemented progressive hiring practices or HR policies designed to promote diversity and inclusion. At a time when there’s more attention on the issue than ever, progress on diversity remains painfully slow.
The question is why?