by Dr. Devon Lee
On July 5th, 1852, Frederick Douglass described July 4th as a reminder of “the gross injustice and cruelty” that defined Black existence. Douglass’ words alluded to future freedom being fraught with conflict, struggle, and a need to heal.
by Margot Elise
At its core, Twilio strives to foster a culture rooted in DEI and seeks to empower its employees—also known as Twilions—to bring the best and most authentic version of themselves to work.
With such an important mission set out Jopwell founder, Porter Braswell asked David Steeplemen, Co-Founder of Sixth Street, to share his journey from journalism to law, and now to Sixth Street.
by Porter Braswell
It’s been two years since the murder of George Floyd, and I’m wondering: how are we all feeling? Does it feel like we’ve maintained the energy that exploded across the country after May 25, 2020?
Through the Juneteenth looking-glass, we are able to see the pomp and circumstance of intergenerational trauma and subjugation.
Merriam-Webster recently expanded the definition of racism to include systemic racism. Allyship has inherited the evolution that reflects the history that has been made in a post–Breonna Taylor and George Floyd era.
LinkedIn developed its first pronunciation tool that allows users to share how their name is pronounced on their profile. Led by former LinkedIn Product Manager, Joseph Akoni, this simple feature enables brings inclusive practices to the next level.
Continue reading for ways that Anthem is leading the charge to close the mental health care gap in BIPOC communities
Companies are becoming more complex and demand more specialized talent. The recruitment of Black, Latinx, and Native employees responds to this pressure by expanding available skillsets and experiences to pull from. Being able to recognize this begins with placing value on transferable skills.
by Ciarra Maraj
Etched in the ink of a promise for a better tomorrow, Women's History Month is about the circumstances that have caused many to rise to the occasion and make magic without wands or incantations.
Our celebrations of Black History Month provide an opportunity to open hearts and minds to ideas, practices, and processes that lead to success and survival beyond insurmountable odds and tell the Rosa Parks of the world who have integrated bus seats and C-suites, I see you.
November marks Native American Heritage Month-- the month when America celebrates the history and legacy of the Native people.
To close out Latinx Heritage Month, here are 30 quotes to represent each day of the month from 30 inspiring Latinx Leaders in nearly every field.
Structural racism permeates every aspect of life for Black Americans. Tech, one of the fastest-growing industries, is the biggest teller of the inequities that exist for aspiring Black engineers.
We spoke with Steven Perez, Twilio’s Regional Sales Director, about his professional background, advice to anyone interested in a career in tech sales, and his transition from sales rep to regional director. Continue reading to learn more.
The following piece is part of a series from Jopwell Insights, Jopwell’s research and analytics team that brings data and informed perspectives to your inbox. Be on the lookout for other topical pieces to come!
Hispanic Heritage Month starts on September 15th! Here are a few Jopwell approved novels that you should add to your library.
Like most technology companies, the pandemic has taught NextRoll leaders a lot about the way employees working in “tech” live and work.
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