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D&I Weekly News Round-Up: Gender bias, Generation and more

Welcome to the latest edition of our Diversity & Inclusion News Round-Up. Today we are talking about toxic workplace culture in South Korea, work-life balance and different approaches between generations, an apprenticeship program for formerly incarcerated people, and a new Heineken campaign.

Compliance Officer – Leadership & Culture

Caroline Berns - Head of D&I and Talent Acquisition MMEA

Compliance Officer – Leadership & Culture

Compliance Officer – Leadership & Culture


In South Korea, “Gapjil” describes a toxic workplace culture and harassment, which impacts almost every third worker. Interesting article sharing more insights and the results of a recent study.


Insightful view on work-life balance and the different stages of people’s careers. Older generations tended to work hard early on and climb the career ladder, so they could have a better balance later in life. But does this concept still work for younger generations? Read more here.


In 2018, tech company Slack created “Next Chapter”, an apprenticeship program that allows formerly incarcerated people to become engineers. Four years later, 30 people have successfully concluded the program (and found permanent work at various tech companies), and Slack is now expanding the program.

Gender bias

Brewing company Heineken continues to tackle gender bias in football, and just launched a new campaign “The 12th woman”. Watch the video!

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