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D&I Weekly News Round-Up: Period poverty, Well-being, and more

Welcome to the latest edition of our Diversity & Inclusion News Round-Up. Today we talk about a Swedish city trying to tackle loneliness, a tech conference using a fake AI-generated woman speaker, the impact of discrimination during pregnancy, and a podcast about period poverty.

Compliance Officer – Leadership & Culture

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

Compliance Officer – Leadership & Culture

Compliance Officer – Leadership & Culture


An interesting story from Luleå, a city in the north of Sweden, where a campaign called "Säg hej" (Say hello) is trying to tackle loneliness

Gender diversity

tech conference was cancelled last week after it turned out that the organizers used a fake AI-generated woman speaker to create an illusion of gender diversity. Read more here.


A recent study conducted by Yale and Columbia University has shown that discrimination faced by pregnant mothers can negatively impact the development of the child's brain. Read more here.

Period poverty

Great podcast featuring worth listening to - three stories of women taking action to fight period poverty, e.g., with reusable pads in Lebanon.

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