Intersectionality at the workplace and why rainbow flags aren’t enough

What do Pride month, #MeToo, #MenToo and Black Lives Matter have in common? All of these movements, although having very different backgrounds, deal in some way or another with discrimination and are challenging the societal norms in which we live in. The constant flare-up of these movements, as well as …

Women’s presence in the boardroom: It’s improving, but it isn’t quite there yet.

“To quota or not to quota” to accelerate women’s participation in boards and, in general, in leadership positions? To some, that’s the way to walk faster on the sometimes rocky path to achieving gender parity.  Like in all human-centred matters, when it comes to diversity matters nothing is black or …

How big is the gender gap in the technology industry?

When talking about women in technology, the iconic English phrase “Mind the Gap” couldn’t describe the current situation better.  It’s undeniable that, in the past decades, the world has taken significant strides when it comes to gender equality and women’s rights. According to Eurostat, women make up for 66.5% of …

How far have we come with LGBTQ+ inclusion at the workplace

Time flies, even when our day-to-day activities are conditioned by the global pandemic, COVID-19. From March until recently, it has surely been a bit monotone, despite Spring and the stomach butterflies it usually brings with it. Colour is coming back with vengeance in June in the shape of a certain …

How Diversity and Inclusion navigates the COVID-19 crisis

Have you performed the Herculean task of blending home-based work and child caring successfully?  By the time you read this article, Luxembourg will be finishing the third week of progressive deconfinement. Say “p-r-o-g-r-e-s-s-i-v-e” very slowly, as if pronouncing each letter takes a couple of seconds. What an appropriate acoustic representation …

Shining an inclusive light on the LGBTQ+ community

Diversity at the workplace goes beyond hiring people with different characteristics; it’s about ensuring everyone feels welcome, safe and accepted. To be truly inclusive, every diversity dimension must be taken into consideration but certain, sometimes, need more attention. This article focuses on why including LGBTQ+ talent matters. Can we manage …

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