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D&I Weekly News Round-Up: Social health, Women in leadership, and more

Welcome to the latest edition of our Diversity & Inclusion News Round-Up. Today we talk about the dangers of carewashing, a decline of women in senior leadership roles, the importance of social health, and how a 40-year-old LGBTQ+ anthem became a viral TikTok trend.

Compliance Officer – Leadership & Culture

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

Compliance Officer – Leadership & Culture

Compliance Officer – Leadership & Culture


Carewashing describes a misalignment between what leaders portray as cultures of care - and employees' actual daily experiences. This article highlights the dangers of carewashing and includes four strategies to safeguard against it. Worth reading!

Women in leadership

Companies are committing to achieving more gender diversity at the top, but recent data shows that these commitments are not necessarily translating into reality. For example, in the US, women's representation in senior leadership positions has now dropped to the lowest rate in over a decade. Read more here.

Social health

Social health refers to the aspect of overall health and well-being that comes from connections with others. Very interesting article, looking at the importance of social health.


Forty years after its release, Bronski Beat's LGBTQ+ anthem "Smalltown Boy" continues to resonate with a new generation of fans. Insightful article about the history behind the song and how it became a viral TikTok trend.

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