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It has been over 60 days since the George Floyd murder and I wonder, how long will this momentum and energy to create systemic change last? My hope is that it keeps going and we don’t have to wait another 5 years for another movement and reminder. Together we can create a world of racial equity & justice.
In an effort to keep the momentum going, I wanted to share with you actionable ways to begin to embed Diversity, equity & inclusion into the DNA of your organization/startup. Your organization big or small can lead, can hire and can create real transformation change in your community & ecosystem.
Additionally, the best way to create change is to support Black-led businesses. I added a link to some amazing organizations we should all be supporting through platforms like Etsy & more.
As always, reach out to me anytime for advice, to educate me or to just have a conversation: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Committing to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is an on-going commitment that includes training, leadership, uncovering unconscious bias, and growing your business. Whether you’re a bootstrapped or VC-backed company, there are actions you can take to begin the entrepreneur’s journey to diversity.
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