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Diversity & Inclusion Friday news round-up: Feb 15 2019

Welcome to the latest edition of our Diversity & Inclusion Friday News Round Up. Today we are talking about Amazons decision not to ask about salary history, prosthetics built from Lego, intersex children and Purl, a new short film from Pixar. Happy Friday!

D&I Roundup
Caroline Berns 

Head of Talent Acquisition, MMEA

Category, topic & hashtags

Equal Pay

Amazon has decided to stop asking their job applicants about their salary history. This new policy is applicable to all positions and level and is intended to support pay equality. Read more here.

Inclusion

Bioengineering student David Aguilar is using Lego to build prosthetics. The 19 year old was born missing a forearm and started to design his first prosthetic arm at the age of 9.

LGBTQI

According to the UN, estimated 1.7% of babies are born with intersex traits, that means their anatomy might not fight the typical definition of male or female. This very interesting documentary speaks to parents of intersex children and discusses the dangers of infant gender assignment surgeries.

Diversity & Inclusion

If you enjoy Pixar movies, you have to watch this short film! Purl is a pink ball of yarn who is starting to work at B.R.O. Capital and struggles with the all-male office culture...

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