After Fighting Gender Discrimination, Lynn Povich Became Newsweek’s First Female Senior Editor

Lynn Povich was one of 46 women at Newsweek who became the first in media to sue for gender discrimination. She later became the magazine's first female senior editor and the only woman in the room at story and cover conferences.

Rich Donovan Proved Cerebral Palsy Wouldn’t Hold Him Back on Wall Street

Rich Donovan wanted to be a rocket scientist in high school, which probably would have been a more sensible career for someone with cerebral palsy than the one he ultimately chose: trader on Wall Street. He was the only trader at his firm on Wall Street with a visible disability, as far as he knew.

10 People on What It Was Like to Be the First (or Only) at Work

We gathered 10 true inspirational stories of trailblazers who were the first (or the only one) at work in some way—including Adam Rippon, Cesar Vargas, Michael Tubbs, Lynn Povich, and Rumana Ahmed—to remind you that no matter what obstacles are standing in your way, you can go after your goals.

50 Reasons You Might Be More Privileged Than Your Co-worker (That You’re Not Aware Of)

Privilege is a social force that’s widely impactful, yet highly misunderstood. The best work environments strive for those who have less privilege to reach success as equally as those who do not. But in order to do that, we must first know exactly what privilege looks like.

9 (Free!) Online Classes for Managers Who Care About Diversity and Inclusion

The best work environments are often the most inclusive. They're likely to make more money and outperform other companies where diversity isn't a priority. If you're a manager who cares about creating a more supportive work environment, give any one of these free online classes a try.

26 Companies That Celebrate Diversity

If you're eager to land a job with an employer that emphasizes diversity and inclusivity, you're in luck. We've pulled together 26 companies that celebrate diversity and value team members from all different backgrounds and walks of life. The best part? All of these companies are hiring now.

Why You Shouldn’t Be Afraid to Have a Different Opinion From Your Team

Diverse opinions make for smarter ideas and teams. So how do you tap into that diversity? Read on for tips on speaking up and encouraging others to do the same.

How Anyone Can Be More Inclusive in the Office During Ramadan

Ramadan—the ninth month of the Islamic calendar during which Muslims commemorate the Quran being revealed to the Prophet Muhammad—can affect the work lives of people observing it. Here are several suggestions for managers and co-workers to be more inclusive in the office.

My Job Is to Promote Diversity and Inclusion at a Major Company

Patsy Doerr—Global Head of Corporate Responsibility and Inclusion for Thomson Reuters—had every intention of becoming a doctor. But when she graduated college, she ended up in banking. Here's how she became a diversity and inclusion advocate at a major company, and what her job's like.

How Everyone Can Make Work Better for Women, According to Michelle Obama

Former First Lady Michelle Obama knows we have a long way to go before racism, sexism, and other forms of discrimination disappear from American society—and from our offices. Obama recently shared some of her hopes—and some concrete advice—at The United State of Women Summit 2018 in Los Angeles.