Upskilling Underrepresented Talent for Private and Public Gain

Job displacement is a big topic these days. Whether you believe digital advancements like AI-driven automation will create or destroy jobs, no one can deny that all workers, in any profession, will need to reassess how they can adapt to a new – and likely technologically-enhanced – role. That’s why, amid the seemingly endless barrage […]

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In Pursuit of Imperfection

Tiffany Dufu is a force of nature. A passionate advocate for women and girls, she tells a story of embracing imperfection that energized all of us lucky enough to hear her speak at a recent Women Empowered luncheon. At first glance, imperfection is the last thing you’d associate with Dufu. As an activist and author, […]

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How Innovation Drives Inclusion

We hear a lot about both innovation and inclusion in the workplace today, and as it turns out, the two are intertwined. Not only are innovation initiatives more effective when the workforce is inclusive, according to multiple studies, but an increased focus on innovation can also drive diversity. This is the viewpoint of Dr. Wendy […]

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Women Empowered: Reinventing Yourself and Your Organization in a Time of Tumult

The ability to reinvent yourself and your organization will be one of the most important competencies to have in the 21st century – which makes leadership more important than ever. Leading in today’s digital world, however, is very different from leading just 15 years ago. These are the key takeaways from Cognizant’s Women Empowered Executive […]

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How to Create a Diverse Company? Be More Human

Every major tech company has a diversity initiative. In fact, for many, creating a workforce that better reflects the diversity of our society at large is a mandate driven by demands from customers, investors and, in some cases, high-profile negative media coverage. Gender diversity – and, specifically, more equal representation of women – is often […]

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