Destroying the Diversity & Inclusion Narrative

Julie and Torin are serious about destroying the lame, losing and punitive Diversity and Inclusion narrative while chasing a narrative of ambition and freedom to explore.

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Will Facebook Negatively Impact Diversity?

Lyft Pre-IPO Disability Lawsuit, Facebook Move to Hurt Diversity Recruiting, Supplier Diversity, and Gucci Changemakers This week Torin and Julie make a pact to have a “Noose Free” episode….or do they? They dive deep in Lyft’s pre-IPO discrimination lawsuit and how FIXABLE this one is, come on ya’ll! Julie and Torin duke it out on the good and the bad of Facebook’s decision to remove microtargeting from their advertising platform for employment. Julie calls BS. What about supplier diversity programs? They have an impact, but how many companies hide behind them to hide their failure to hire? Gucci’s recompense continues with investment in the community and in young designers, but does a celebrity guidance council actually matter? Name Drops: Josh Akers for the Lyft IPO heads up JZ, VP of Marketing Smashfly - Google Local Guide Series

Disability Solutions #AbledsAreWeird,

Follow Imani Barbarin! Barbarin Cams Coffee Creations (Winston Salem, NC) - Hires and empowers individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities. https://www.camscoffeecreation...

Of Dreams event 3/27 -- Zappos is doing an Adaptive Fashion Event - Tune - 6 pm PST to Watch Our Live Stream Event --

TATech and Smashfly RM Leadership Summit

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