Is it time to Drop the Concept of Diversity?

Is it now time to Drop diversity from the Inclusion conversation?

I’ve found someone who thinks it is

Get your pen and paper ready

We’re talking about if we should drop the concept of Diversity from now on

In today’s show we discuss several things including:

  • Why someone is fighting to ditch the term Diversity
  • A popular Diversity tactic used in Fashion
  • Some common Inclusion mistakes to avoid and much more

Here’s some of what we discuss on the show:

Tokenism is not Diversity

Don’t get me wrong representation and listening to different people was discussed but for me, this article is about tokenism pretending to be Diversity

We can become more Inclusive without Tokenism

“Thinking of diversity in these terms ignores the fact that true inclusion is about so much more than appearances.” 

Maybe we should ditch Tokenism

“This feels like an argument against Tokenism when many are using that and calling it Diversity”

SHOWNOTES

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