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

Welcome to the latest edition of our Diversity & Inclusion News Round Up. Today we are talking about blind hiring, Meta being accused of gender discrimination in job adverts, a UN report about gender biases, and LGBTQ+ history accounts to follow.

Compliance Officer – Leadership & Culture

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

Compliance Officer – Leadership & Culture

Compliance Officer – Leadership & Culture


Insightful research about using “blind hiring” (removing all personal information from a hiring process) to improve diversity and inclusion.  While blind hiring can be the right strategy in the right set-up, in some cases it might even be detrimental.   


New complaints have been filed against Meta (Facebook) on allegations of gender discrimination. Several European Human Rights groups are accusing the company of using an algorithm that targets users with job adverts based on stereotypes. Read more here.  

Gender bias

According to a new UN report released on Monday, gender biases have not improved over the past decade. 49% of people worldwide still believe that men are better political leaders than women, and more than 40% believe that men are better business executives than women


Very interesting collection of social media accounts from museums and content creators to learn more about LGBTQ+ history.

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