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Friday, Jan. 8, 2021
McCann Worldgroup Promotes Singleton Beato To Global EVP, Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer
Singleton Beato has been promoted to the brand new role of global EVP, chief diversity, equity and inclusion officer at McCann Worldgroup.
Beato joined McCann Worldgroup as chief diversity and engagement Officer in 2017. In this role, she was responsible for designing and leading...
Friday, Dec. 11, 2020
In one scene from the Lifetime TV movie, "A Sugar & Spice Holiday," a co-worker says to Suzy, an Asian American architect in Los Angeles: "I didn't know if Christmas was a big deal where you're from."
Retorts Suzy: "I'm from Maine."
A lot of viewers of a cozy Christmas film...
Monday, Nov. 9, 2020
Barkley has hired Adam Miller as its director of diversity and inclusion, a new role at the agency.
The Kansas City-based shop reached into its own community to hire Miller, a Kansas State University graduate and Fulbright Scholar who comes to Barkley from the higher education world. He...
Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020
When Zendaya won last month's Emmy Award for top drama series actress, her triumph seemed to underscore the TV industry's progress toward inclusivity.
The "Euphoria" star became the second Black winner in the category in five years, following Viola Davis' drought-ending win for "How to...
Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020
American companies promising to hire more Black employees in leadership roles and teach their workforce about racism are getting a message from President Donald Trump's administration: Watch your step if you want to keep doing business with the federal government.
Trump's Labor Department...
Tuesday, Sep. 29, 2020
Droga5 has promoted Tiffany Edwards to global head of diversity and inclusion, a new role in which she will lead and oversee the agency’s efforts to recruit, retain and advance professionals from underrepresented backgrounds within the agency’s global locations and industry at large. Edwards...
Thursday, Sep. 24, 2020
Britain's film academy is shaking up its membership and its awards voting rules in a review prompted by the glaring lack of diversity in the nominations.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts promised to change after contenders for the 2020 awards were announced last January....
Wednesday, Sep. 16, 2020
Dr. Jennifer Gomes has joined Goodby Silverstein & Partners’ (GS&) management team in the new role of head of equity, diversity and inclusion.
For nearly 20 years, Dr. Gomes has committed her career to addressing issues of social justice. She was most recently the founder and CEO...
Tuesday, Sep. 15, 2020
A bigger pool of nominations for the 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards hasn’t made much of a difference in bringing overall gender parity to the nominations in behind-the-scenes categories. That’s one of the prime findings in the Women’s Media Center annual Emmys Report titled "WMC 2020 Investigation...
Thursday, Sep. 10, 2020
As Hollywood searches for a response to the reckoning brought on by the death of George Floyd and the Academy Awards move to make Oscar nominees more inclusive, a new study captures how the film industry has improved in diversity and how it still lags.
In the most popular films of 2019,...