Articles by Jill Willcox

The Hijacking of the Words Diversity and Inclusion

Have well-intentioned people destroyed the word “Diversity?” I read an interesting article the other day in The Atlantic titled A Person Can’t Be Diverse. The article references the director of the movie, “Selma,” Ava DuVernay, as stating, “We’re hearing a lot about Diversity, I hate that word so much.” Her rationale is that “…it’s a […]

Siloed Diversity Holds Us All Back

There is conflict over an issue in the field of diversity and inclusion that needs to be addressed. Here are the two opposing schools of thought: Diversity is a long process, and every disenfranchised group can’t get there at once. As we work on gender and racial diversity, we will open the door for other […]