D&I Weekly News Round Up: Mental Health, Discrimination and more

Welcome to the latest edition of our Diversity & Inclusion News Round-Up. Today we are talking about racial discrimination in China, how we can protect our mental health, a message from key workers that went viral this week and how women across the world are coping during the pandemic. Stay safe everyone!

Caroline Berns

Head of Talent Acquisition, MMEA

Head of Talent Acquisition, MMEA


Interesting HBR podcast. “We’re beyond stretched” is interviewing women from around the world on how they are coping with the current situation.


There is a rise of discrimination against black people in China due to the pandemic. McDonald’s China now had to issue an apology after a restaurant banned black customers. Read more here.

Mental Health

According to a new survey, 45% of Americans feel the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting their mental health, with 19% saying it has a major impact. Here are some tools and tips on how to protect our mental well-being.


This video went viral this week: #YouClapForMeNow is featuring immigrants living in Britain and working as key workers during the pandemic.

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