Ideas and insights about racial equity from MIT Sloan.
Let’s choose collective intelligence over the madness of mobs
Evolution can drive prejudices, MIT Sloan economist Andrew Lo finds. To nurture group wisdom, biases in data sets must be documented and understood.
Multiethnic networking, East Asians, and US C-suites
Researcher sheds light on why East Asians are less likely than other ethnicities to attain leadership positions in America.
How corporate philanthropy got racial justice wrong
To advance racial justice, companies must reform their lending practices. Here’s how.
MIT study highlights inequality in worker training
Non-white workers, less educated workers, and those employed on a contract or freelance basis got less job training. The pandemic likely made it worse.
IBM’s Ginni Rometty: Good ideas are often uncomfortable
The former IBM CEO recommends the value of active listening, and the importance of a diverse set of minds for idea generation.
How coastal cities can build climate resilience
Business leaders and policymakers should promote adaptations now to mitigate climate effects to come, experts say. Here’s where to focus the energy.
How can the life sciences industry be more inclusive?
Clear plans for hiring and career growth can ensure the industry draws from a wider labor pool.
Ex-Google researcher: AI workers need protection
Artificial intelligence expert Timnit Gebru on the challenges researchers can face working at tech companies, and how to protect them.
How Phyllis Wallace tackled workplace discrimination
Phyllis Wallace took part in a landmark 1970s AT&T discrimination case and researched the working lives of young Black women.
How to build organizational inclusion
Use system dynamics and organizational design to improve diversity, equity, and inclusion.