D&I Weekly News Round Up: Gender Equality, Racial Bias and more

Welcome to the latest edition of our Diversity & Inclusion News Round-Up. Today we are talking about Sesame Street explaining racism to children, racial bias in facial recognition systems, what leaders can do to address disparities and how we can advance gender equality post lockdowns. Stay safe everyone!

Caroline Berns

Head of Talent Acquisition, MMEA

Head of Talent Acquisition, MMEA

Racial Justice

One of the biggest challenges that we face when trying to overcome injustice, is people who remain silent. This is a very good article on the conversations leaders should be having right now with their teams, addressing racism and disparities.

Gender Equality

More and more countries are slowly relaxing lockdown rules. But with people returning to their workplaces, there is a lot we can do to advance gender equality. Here are some tips for men who want to be allies – worth reading!

Racial Bias

Amazon, IBM and Microsoft announced this week that they will limit the use of their facial recognition tools. Various studies have shown racial bias in facial recognition algorithms, leading to misidentification of suspects.

Racism

How do you explain racism and injustice to children? Sesame Street partnered with CNN for a Town Hall about racism. Here are some of the best scenes, worth watching!

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