It’s the time of year when every journalist’s and writer’s inbox is flooded with pitches offering insight into what the next year will hold. In the diversity and inclusion area, a few common themes emerged, but the underlying thread is that most organizations will continue to emphasize greater diversity and inclusion as they engage in further conversations about making sure organizations represent the makeup of society as a whole.
Overall, I see a sliver of hope that next year will see increased progress toward equity and equality for all.
Workday predicts that next year, companies will make greater investments in initiatives that help recruit, retain, and advance women in the workplace, such as increasing the number of women on executive boards, forming executive cohorts to support underrepresented groups, and developing returnship, mentorship, and sponsorship programs.
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