Category Archives: diversity

Change the Name It’s too Controversial

Recently, I had a call from a diversity coordinator who was intrigued about the title of the program. As I shared she said that people may have trouble with the title of the program. I asked her why. She said … Continue reading

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Sons of Immigrants – Be Indiana Jones Explore Your History

“…as the son of Italian immigrants, I had my own experience confronting discrimination, enough to know that unless we provide equality to all, regardless of race, color, creed, gender, disability, sexual orientation, unless we provide equality to all, none of … Continue reading

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New employee joins a team… Watch this video.. Will he be included or excluded?

    Watch this Video This is a perfect example of inclusion and exclusion at work among white guys. This is this man’s first day… how long will he last? Will he be engaged? What kinds of comments will the … Continue reading

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Civil Rights and the White Men Who Lost their Lives in Service

The Southern Poverty Law Center honors these white men and others as Civil Rights Martyrs These are white men and women who not only risked their lives but gave their lives for civil rights. “September 30, 1962 • Oxford, Mississippi … Continue reading

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Research Shows Workplace Diversity Must Include Buy-in from Whites

In a report issued by the  University of Michigan researchers found that whites felt excluded from Diversity initiatives.  According to Pegine Echevarria, MSW, CSP, (and SHRM member) who is CEO of Team Pegine Inc. and founder of “White Guys Are … Continue reading

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Has your diversity programs created angry white men?

Has your diversity programs created angry white men?  Recently I spoke to a large global corporation on diversity.  The pre-program publicity shared that I was the creator of the program White Guys Are Diverse Too™! Within days of the promotion … Continue reading

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Engaging Employees and Stories of White Guys

Working with Caucasian men and diversity I’ve heard so many personal and amazing stories regarding how they have interacted with others, advocated for others and increased employee engagement for their organization. I recently came across an interesting book by Duke … Continue reading

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Democrat Senator Webb says White Men Excluded from Diversity Initiatives

Senator Webb states After a full generation of such debate, WASP elites have fallen by the wayside and a plethora of government-enforced diversity policies have marginalized many white workers. he goes on to say Unfortunately, present-day diversity programs work against … Continue reading

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Mentoring is a two way street

Career success for all is a two way street. Professional success requires each of us to reach out to people different than us. In the Monster article called Mentors Lead the Way to Success for African Americans the author writes … Continue reading

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White guys can’t talk about diversity – Chris Matthews

Our motto for White Guys are Diverse Too(TM)! is “White guys can’t talk about diversity… Until they know they are diverse.” Chris Matthews found himself facing a media frenzy because of his comment after Obama’s speech. He went onto explain … Continue reading

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