At Relational we believe in the importance of intention setting when making commitments for the New Year. Check out this Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Commitment planner we have created.
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Meet our team: Janine Driver, Social Media Lead and Associate, is a passionate change maker. She connects to Relational's mission through her commitment to equitable and diverse environments embraced through the promotion of social media. Learn more about her work at Relational
I’d like some Equity with that Diversity and Inclusion!
by: Dr. Salima Bhimani, Founder, Chief Executive Officer;
Head of Research, Consulting and Education
Brimming with pride and joy about moving into an executive position after many years of hard work climbing the proverbial company ladder, Zara couldn’t wait to get started. Her appointment was part of a larger initiative in the company to gain more women in leadership positions. Her first team meeting went like this: >> MORE
WHAT IS “INCLUSION”?
by: Rachel Dick, Research and Writing Associate
As a White female living in the United States, the range of “inclusivity” I see varies greatly. As I navigate my personal and social life in my role as a graduate student, and my position as an instructor and staff member at a university, sometimes I feel optimistic about the supportive environment that is being cultivated for all within academic spaces. >> MORE
WHAT IS DIVERSITY?
by: Rita Nketiah, Senior Programs Associate
As a Canadian, I’m quite familiar with the language of diversity. It is everywhere: in our policies, in our school systems, in our workplaces. We hear it often and it is something we are supposed to celebrate, be accepting of, and tolerate. In reality however, diversity is rarely explained and usually taken for granted. >> MORE
"Relational comes out of a deep commitment that I've had my entire life, and a deep hope, that we actually can have an ethical world, a just world. That actually, very much, is possible if we all just recognize that we have to do this together."
-Dr. Salima Bhimani