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#diversity

# diversity - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

Some new fathers fear taking parental leave will hamper their chances of promotion

28% of people working in technical roles believe fathers may be viewed as less committed to their job if they take full parental leave.

# diversity - Saturday 2 September, 2017

L’Oreal drops its first trans model over controversial comments on racism

The 29-year-old model, DJ and black trans activist said her comments had been taken out of context.

# diversity - Saturday 12 August, 2017

Column: 'Diverse Finsbury is an example of how things could be in the world'

The violence of the Finsbury Park attack belies the truth of an area that is in fact, a cultural melting pot, a picture of diversity at its finest, writes Stephen Mullan.

# diversity - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Google sacks worker who said women don't fill tech jobs due to 'biological issues' in internal memo

US media reports have said that the employee was removed from their position after violating the company code of conduct.

# diversity - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

'We want gender parity': Aspiring female filmmakers to benefit from up to €400k in new funding

The Irish Film Board said these new initiatives will encourage new female talent to enter the industry.

# diversity - Thursday 13 July, 2017

London Tube announcements will now say 'hello everyone' instead of 'ladies and gentlemen'

London Mayor Sadiq Khan said that he was aware that “some customers may not feel comfortable” with some station announcements.

# diversity - Monday 10 July, 2017

HSE to ask women working in the health sector how they balance maternity with work

Just 7% of all surgeons in Ireland are women.

# diversity - Saturday 3 June, 2017

This Irish festival wants everybody to enjoy the arts - so it's making 75% of its shows free

It’s also engaging in a fascinating project with a circus group called Extraordinary Bodies.

# diversity - Sunday 30 April, 2017

'A blatant affront to American values': New Orleans removes Confederate monument

The city mayor said this move sends a message that New Orleans celebrates its diversity, inclusion and tolerance.

# diversity - Monday 17 April, 2017

Government initiative to encourage more Travellers to become teachers

The initiative is aimed at encouraging disadvantaged groups into the teaching profession.

# diversity - Sunday 26 March, 2017

Transgender teens, blended families and feminism - the new breed of children's books

We ask experts about the move towards diversity on the bookshelves.

# diversity - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

Plan to get more women on airwaves 'welcome' - but progress could take years

Broadcasters will have to report to the BAI on gender balance and diversity of their presenters and contributors.

# diversity - Saturday 1 October, 2016

From The Daily Edge Tim Burton is being slated for the lack of diversity in his new film Diversity

Tim Burton is being slated for the lack of diversity in his new film

“Things either call for things, or they don’t.”

# diversity - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

'We need more XX chromosomes around Newstalk, so obviously that's the only reason I'm here'

Colette Fitzpatrick was quick to reply when Newstalk co-host Shane Coleman asked her how she managed to “juggle it all”.

# diversity - Thursday 31 March, 2016

Deciding to make a film on immigration was hard - including anti-immigration group was harder

“Do you deny people whose views you find repulsive the oxygen of publicity or do you engage in the hope of teasing out some of the contradictions?”

# diversity - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

This book about George Washington's happy looking slaves has been pulled from the shelves

A Birthday Cake for George Washington has raised questions about depictions of slavery.

# diversity - Friday 15 January, 2016

Same snub, different year: #OscarsSoWhite is trending again as black actors are left out

This year’s Oscars again feature all white actors in acting categories.

# diversity - Monday 26 October, 2015

From The42 'We've got the jokers, the lovers, the fighters, a team of diversity' Characters

'We've got the jokers, the lovers, the fighters, a team of diversity'

David Pocock ‘is a really interesting character,’ says Michael Cheika.

# diversity - Monday 21 September, 2015

From The Daily Edge Here's why Lena Dunham's Emmys post has annoyed loads of Instagram users Diversity

Here's why Lena Dunham's Emmys post has annoyed loads of Instagram users

The actress forgot to congratulate Viola Davis and all hell broke loose…

# diversity - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

From The Daily Edge Matt Damon has responded to those accusations of 'whitesplaining' diversity

Matt Damon has responded to those accusations of 'whitesplaining' diversity

The actor cut across a black film producer to explain diversity to her, and people went MAD.

# diversity - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

From The Daily Edge Here's why Twitter is raging against Matt Damon and accusing him of 'mansplaining' Damonsplaining

# diversity - Sunday 30 August, 2015

A head of diversity is the new must-have position at tech companies

The spotlight and the magnifying glass have…

# diversity - Sunday 7 June, 2015

"I think there is much less misogyny in Ireland"

Recent developments suggest things are on the up for diversity in the tech sector, but there is still a long way to go.

# diversity - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Google's global workforce is overwhelmingly white and Asian men

In the US, only 2% of its workers were black.

# diversity - Thursday 9 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge The 11 most important internet reactions to Apple's new emojis It's Been Emojional

The 11 most important internet reactions to Apple's new emojis

The last one is the most important.

Sam wants to be Ireland's first transgender election candidate

A new initiative hopes to get more young people from diverse backgrounds running for office.

# diversity - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Benedict Cumberbatch has apologised for using an 'inappropriate' racial term Diversity

Benedict Cumberbatch has apologised for using an 'inappropriate' racial term

The actor described black actors as “coloured” during an interview.

# diversity - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Who are the 30%ers?

A new movement is pushing for gender balance in the corporate world.

# diversity - Saturday 17 January, 2015

The Oscars president has responded to the #OscarsSoWhite controversy

Cheryl Boone Isaacs says she would like diversity to improve, but refused to condemn this years nominations.

# diversity - Friday 16 January, 2015

Opinion: This year's Oscars were a decidedly white affair

The Academy’s (94% white) voters indisputably snubbed creative talent by non-white actors and directors this year.

# diversity - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Graduates can now find out about companies that are inclusive to LGBT people

There’ll be an exhibit for LGBT graduates at today’s gradireland career fair.

# diversity - Saturday 4 October, 2014

Ireland becomes fourth country in world to celebrate Black History Month

A number of events are taking place in October to honour black culture and heritage.

# diversity - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Is a Twitter job just for the boys? Twitter says sorry but... yes.

The social media giant joins Facebook, Google, LinkedIn and Yahoo in being lambasted for hiring mostly white and Asian men.

# diversity - Sunday 6 July, 2014

From The42 The sport in which 'men and women are seen as equals’ Diversity

The sport in which 'men and women are seen as equals’

With a 25% growth since the turn of the year, tag rugby is proving to be increasingly popular.

# diversity - Friday 23 May, 2014

Opinion: Equality and social justice for women is my life’s work

In the run-up to Africa Day, Salome Mbugua discusses her social justice work in Ireland and various African countries.

# diversity - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Affirmative action promotes racial and ethnic diversity in US colleges - but it's under threat

A referendum in Michigan that disallowed the policy has been backed the US Supreme Court.

# diversity - Thursday 13 March, 2014

From The42 Chris Hughton 'disappointed' to be only black manager in top four divisions Diversity

Chris Hughton 'disappointed' to be only black manager in top four divisions

Chris Powell’s sacking as Charlton Athletic boss leaves the former Ireland international as the only non-white manager in the top 92 clubs.

# diversity - Monday 23 December, 2013

Lenders will be required to introduce a board 'diversity policy' from 2015

It’s one of several changes in a revised corporate governance code issued by the Central Bank.

# diversity - Friday 27 September, 2013

An Post launches 4 new stamps to highlight Ireland's diversity

The stamps show people from outside of Ireland working and living in the country.

# diversity - Saturday 31 August, 2013

Áine Lawlor: "I'm terrifically lucky at the moment"

The new presenter of The Week in Politics and co-presenter of the News At One spoke about her excitement over the new roles.

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