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D&I Weekly News Round-Up: Well-being, Gender Equality and more

Welcome to the latest edition of our Diversity & Inclusion News Round-Up. Today we are talking about time poverty, the risk of having targeted initiatives, a new bionic hand prosthesis, and the first night watchwoman in Lausanne.
Caroline Berns

Compliance Officer – Leadership & Culture

Compliance Officer – Leadership & Culture


While trying to move the needs on diversity, one approach some companies use is offering specific development programs that are targeting underrepresented groups. This can come with challenges - interesting view on targeted initiatives, worth reading!


Insightful article about “time poverty”, which is defined as the chronic feeling of having too many things to do and not enough time to do them. This can impact well-being, health and productivity, and further increase economic poverty – a vicious circle.

Inclusion & Tech

Esper Bionics, a company from Ukraine, has developed a new bionic hand prosthesis that uses AI and machine learning. Watch the video!

Gender Equality

For over 600 years, the city of Lausanne (Switzerland) has had night watchmen calling out the hours from the cathedral. Cassandre Berdoz is the first woman in history who was added to the team – you can read more about the tradition and her appointment in this article.

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