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Diversity & Inclusion - Issue #2

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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

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This month’s edition of the Startup Digest has focused on diversity, equity, & equity in the workplace and the importance of diversity to your bottom line. We have also included an interesting read about Native American entrepreneurs.

This Week:
1. Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in the Workplace
A recent article from the Word Economic Forum quotes a Boston Consulting Group study that found companies with more diverse management teams to have 19% higher revenues due to innovation. This finding is significant for tech companies, start-ups and industries where innovation is the key to growth. It shows that diversity is not just a metric to be strive for; it is actually an integral part of a successful revenue-generating business.
Getting Over Your Fear of Talking About Diversity
2. Diversity, Equity & Inclusion improves your bottom line
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion have a significant impact on the company’s bottom line- US public companies with a diverse executive board have a 95% higher return on equity than those with non-diverse boards, according to a McKinsey study
How Startups Can Bake Diversity Into Their DNA | Stanford eCorner
3. Interesting Read: Native American Entrepreneurship in Tech
November is National Native American Heritage Month- a time to acknowledge the contributions of Native Americans to the culture, history & heritage of America.
Celebrate Native American Heritage Month by Meeting These 7 Fantastic Female Business Leaders
Techstars Startup Digest Diversity, Equity & Inclusion is curated by:
Andrea Perdomo Andrea Perdomo - Network Catalyst - Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
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