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Dear Sophie: Should we sponsor international hires for H-1B transfers and green cards? 

Sophie Alcorn Contributor Share on Twitter Sophie Alcorn is the founder of Alcorn Immigration Law in Silicon Valley and 2019 Global Law Experts Awards’ “Law Firm of the Year in California for Entrepreneur Immigration Services.” She connects people with the businesses and opportunities that expand their lives. More posts by this contributor Dear Sophie: Should we look to Canada to retain international talent? ...
Tags: Startups, TC, Column, Labor, California, Tech, Diversity, Canada, United States, Silicon Valley, Lawyers, H-1b Visa, Bay Area, Sophie, Alcorn, Green Card

McCann Worldgroup Names a New Leader for Diversity and Inclusion in Europe

McCann Worldgroup has hired Bertille Calinaud as diversity and inclusion lead across Europe and the U.K. As regional director of DEI for Europe and the U.K., Calinaud will oversee and develop diversity programs and initiatives for the agency, its employees and clients. She will report to Shipra Roy, chief talent officer for Europe and U.K.,...
Tags: Europe, Advertising, Diversity, McCann Worldgroup, Leadership & Talent, The Future of Agencies, Equity and Inclusion, Bertille Calinaud, U K Calinaud, Shipra Roy

Agencies Seek to Boost Non-Traditional Talent Pipeline

As the advertising industry continues to diversify its talent network, the overarching challenge remains to be transforming a short-term fix into long-lasting and on-going permanence. To address this issue, several agencies are revealing unique programs designed to provide entryway for a broader range of talent than those typically courted by the industry. Meet and greets,...
Tags: Advertising, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Daily Mail Blasted for Coverage of Lawsuit Claiming JWT Discriminated Against Men

Britain's newspaper watchdog, the Independent Press Standards Organisation, has received 63 complaints, with more expected to come, in response to coverage by the Daily Mail of a U.K. tribunal that determined agency JWT had discriminated against two male creative directors. In the two weeks since Adweek broke the story of the tribunal's decision, the Daily...
Tags: Media, Advertising, International, Diversity, Britain, Adweek, Independent Press Standards Organisation, JWT, Leadership & Talent, Equity and Inclusion

The ROI of DE&I

For years, companies have been publicly espousing the value of diversity, and many have made significant strides in enhancing the makeup of their workforce. While increasing racial diversity in many companies was a necessary first step, the reality is that the first step was the only step for many organizations. Diversity extends beyond simply races, but also includes many other metrics of representation across all spectrums of humanity. In the wake of the violence perpetrated against the Black ...
Tags: Corporate America, Diversity, Pr, Mckinsey, Orlando Fla, Dell EMC, Gen Xers, Diversity and Inclusion, Environmental Social and Governance ESG, Travel Leisure Co, Steven Goldsmith, Yogita Inamdar

Female Founders! Pitch for a Fast Track into Capital Factory with a $100,000 Investment

It’s hard to describe in words the palpable energy when a room is this packed full of incredible female entrepreneurs at the Women in Tech Summit at Capital Factory. Capital Factory’s Texas Fund, in partnership with Beam Angel Network, Seven Seven Six Fund, and Golden Seeds (Houston), is excited to announce the next $100,000 Investment Challenge at our 4th Annual Women In Tech Summit. We’re dedicated to increasing diversity in the tech community and making Capital Factory an inclusive environm...
Tags: Startups, Texas, Funding, Entrepreneur, Startup, Diversity, Austin, Dallas, Houston, Female, San Antonio, Capital Factory, CPG, Austin Startups, Pitchbook Capital Factory, About Capital FactoryCapital Factory

UK Harassment Legislation Could Help End Use of NDAs in Advertising

The U.K. government's new strategy to tackle violence against women and girls could have significant implications for the advertising industry. As part of the strategy, the government has proposed limiting the use of nondisclosure agreements (NDAs) in sexual harassment cases within higher education settings. This could raise questions about their use in other sectors, such...
Tags: UK, Advertising, Diversity, Leadership & Talent, Equity and Inclusion

Brands Must Step Up at the Olympics as Diversity, Equity and Inclusivity Advocates

When it comes to our workplaces, we encourage individuals to speak up. Yet many of us are bystanders watching things happen. The bystander effect can also be true of brands. When systems and processes are broken, there is a huge opportunity for brands to step up as diversity, equity and inclusivity (DEI) advocates. With the...
Tags: Advertising, Diversity, Voice, Brand Purpose, Sports Marketing, Diversity Equity, Equity and Inclusion

Dear Sophie: Should we look to Canada to retain international talent?

Sophie Alcorn Contributor Share on Twitter Sophie Alcorn is the founder of Alcorn Immigration Law in Silicon Valley and 2019 Global Law Experts Awards’ “Law Firm of the Year in California for Entrepreneur Immigration Services.” She connects people with the businesses and opportunities that expand their lives. More posts by this contributor Dear Sophie: Tell me more about the EB-1A extraordinary ability green card ...
Tags: Startups, TC, Column, Labor, California, India, Tech, Diversity, Canada, United States, Silicon Valley, Lawyers, H-1b Visa, Alcorn, CPT, Green Card

Racial Inequality in U.K. Film Industry to be Examined in $1.4 Million Study by BFI, University College London

One of London’s leading universities has launched a £1 million ($1.4 million) research project into racial inequality and diversity in the U.K. film industry. University College London, working closely with the British Film Institute, have launched a three-year research study titled “The Colour of Diversity: A Longitudinal Analysis of BFI Diversity Standards Data and Racial […]
Tags: London, News, Global, Diversity, BFI, University College London, British Film Institute, U K Film Industry, BFI University College London, BFI Diversity Standards Data

‘Gamer’ label is outdated, says Electronic Arts’ VP of Brand

With more brands trying to enter the gaming world and reach "gamers," Elle McCarthy, the vice president of brand at Electronic Arts (EA) shares that the "gamer" label has become an outdated term. With fewer users identifying as gamers, brands should shift their targeting approach and focus more on how gaming serves as interactive. But...
Tags: Gaming, Advertising, Diversity, Innovators, Electronic Arts EA, Equity and Inclusion, B-to-C, Electronic Arts ' VP of Brand, Elle McCarthy

Pinterest Rolls Out Arabic for All Android, iOS, Web Users

Arabic is now available to Pinterest users on Android, iOS and the web. Pinterest said Arabic is one of the fastest-growing languages on its platform, with more than 3.5 million searches per day, and there has been a 48% increase in the number of Pinners who designated Arabic as their language of choice since it...
Tags: Pinterest, Advertising, Diversity, Social Pro Daily, Equity and Inclusion

JCPenney’s New Clothing Line Includes Products for Kids With Disabilities

Not long ago, if a consumer was in need of adaptive clothing--say, pants with an opening for a dialysis catheter--they would likely have to shop at a medical supply store. Clothing brands are beginning to realize, however, the potential not only for embracing inclusivity in their marketing, but also the growing opportunity to sell adaptive...
Tags: Advertising, Diversity, Jcpenney, Product Innovation, Retailing, Equity and Inclusion, Fashion & Apparel

The Pill Club Created Emojis to Aid Conversations About Reproductive Health

Stigma surrounding reproductive health is an ongoing issue. For many, it can turn seemingly simple tasks like managing period symptoms or seeking a diagnosis for recurring issues into a painful and ostracizing process. Organizations like The Pill Club are working to change that. In a poll conducted by the company via social media, 46% of...
Tags: Advertising, Diversity, Health and Wellness, Pill Club, Equity and Inclusion, Aid Conversations About Reproductive Health

Building a business that prioritizes diversity, inclusion, equity, and belonging

Study after study has confirmed that people who bring alternative perspectives, experiences, and skill sets to a business enable it to excel, identifying needs and solving issues that their peers didn’t notice or didn’t know how to address.
Tags: Sponsored, Diversity, Radio, Agent, Lgbtq, Equity, Inclusion, Luxury Real Estate, Inclusivity, Leading in Luxury, Sponsored Sections, Diversity Equity Inclusion, And Belonging, Building a business that prioritizes diversity, Gay Agents

Twitter Rolls Out Auto-Generated Captions for Voice Tweets

Twitter began rolling out automatically generated captions for its voice tweets feature this week. The social network said in a Twitter Support tweet that captions will automatically be generated when users record voice tweets, and those captions can be viewed on the web by clicking the "CC" button. We took your feedback and we're doing...
Tags: Advertising, Diversity, Social Pro Daily, Equity and Inclusion

AccessiBe’s Galvanizing Campaign Calls for Better Web Accessibility

The internet has transformed entertainment, shopping and even dating. But disabled people are often unable to take advantage of those innovations due to a lack of tools, like voice dictation or adaptable mouses. Web accessibility solutions company accessiBe's "The Unstoppable" campaign highlights the achievements of people with disabilities while also drawing attention to the impact...
Tags: Web Design, Advertising, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Web Optimization

How BT’s Euro Championship Campaign Tried to Combat Online Harassment With Hope

Ahead of the Uefa Euro 2020, U.K. telecoms giant BT took the step of commissioning its advertising agency Saatchi & Saatchi to produce a campaign that would highlight its sponsorship of the home nations soccer teams: England, Scotland and Wales. It would also tackle the collective distress that the modern athlete now endures, particularly around...
Tags: Wales, Advertising, Diversity, Psas, England Scotland, Saatchi Saatchi, Sports Marketing, Equity and Inclusion

Real (Estate) Talk: 7 essential steps in the anti-racist pro’s journey

Acknowledgment is a much-needed first step — but it's only the beginning. For people of color to experience a greater sense of equity, inclusion and justice in diversity work, these steps are vital to a sense of community wholeness.
Tags: Justice, Opinion, Diversity, Service, Radio, Agent, Columns, Equity, Ara, Inclusion, Brokerage, Select, Racial Reconciliation, Black communities, Anti-Racist Real Estate Pro journey, ARA's President Lippert

Facebook Makes Strides in Boosting Black, Latinx, Underrepresented Workforce

Facebook shared an update Thursday on its efforts to better support communities of color, women, members of the LGBTQ+ community and others through education, employment and increasing economic opportunities. The company set three goals to increase representation in its workforce by 2024: Double the number of women employees globally and double the number of Black...
Tags: Facebook, Advertising, Diversity, Social Pro Daily, Equity and Inclusion, Facebook Makes Strides

Hart Union High School District board votes to retire Indians mascot by 2025

The William S. Hart Union HIgh School District board voted 4-1 to replace the high school’s Indians mascot by 2025 at its meeting Wednesday, July 14. Members of the Santa Clarita-area community, Hart High students and graduates, parents and staff members exchanged heated remarks about the fate of the mascot during the meeting. At times, Cherise Moore, the president of the board, warned those in attendance to refrain from outbursts and threatened to have disruptive people removed by a sheriff’s d...
Tags: News, Education, Colorado, California, Washington, Massachusetts, NFL, Diversity, Sport, Soccer, Maine, Connecticut, Catholic, Nevada, Lausd, Kansas City Chiefs

Women Now Make Up 43.7% of Twitter’s Global Workforce

Twitter released its Inclusion & Diversity Report for the second quarter of 2021 Thursday, highlighting progress in its diversity, equity and inclusion efforts and changes in how the company supports leaders of its business resource groups. The company said women now make up 43.7% of its global workforce, including 29.2% of technical roles and 37.7%...
Tags: Advertising, Diversity, Social Pro Daily, Equity and Inclusion

These 12 Women Have All Been Named Editor in Chief of a Major Newsroom in 2021

This year, partly in response to the gender and racial reckonings of the past several months, a number of the most coveted roles in media have been filled by veteran female journalists, many of them women of color. Women account for more than 40% of newsroom roles but hold only 22% of key leadership roles,...
Tags: Publishing, Advertising, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Major Newsroom

California allocates $156 million to combat anti-Asian hate

A historic $156 million investment to combat anti-Asian hate, part of a $100 billion state spending bill signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom this week, is expected to help a number of grassroots nonprofits in Southern California that have been leading the charge to fight hate and provide services to Asian American and Pacific Islander communities. The Asian Pacific Islander Equity Budget, developed by the Asian Pacific Islander Legislative Caucus, will allocate the funds over a three-year period to a nu...
Tags: News, California, Atlanta, Diversity, Sport, Soccer, Commission, Hate Crime, Orange County, Race Relations, Pearl Harbor, Social Justice, Ucla, Gavin Newsom, Southern California, Ontario

Windermere launches BIPOC-focused internship program

The eight-week internship is in partnership with the University of Washington College of Built Environments and will focus on educating students on the residential real estate market in the greater Seattle area.
Tags: Diversity, Internships, Radio, Seattle, Mentoring, University of Washington, Windermere Real Estate, Brokerage, Diversity in Real Estate, OB Jacobi, support for BIPOC

Open Letter From UK Ad Leaders Calls on Social Media Platforms to Stamp Out Hate Speech

Following England's loss to Italy on penalties on Sunday during the final of the UEFA Euro 2020 Championships, the three England players who missed their kicks--Marcus Rashford, Bukayo Saka and Jadon Sancho--were met with an onslaught of racist abuse on social media, leading to government condemnation and arrests. In response, the country's advertising leaders have...
Tags: UK, England, Media, Advertising, Diversity, Italy, Uefa, Social Media Platforms, Jadon Sancho, Leadership & Talent, Equity and Inclusion, Marcus Rashford Bukayo Saka

Return of the Superhumans: Channel 4 Celebrates Grit and Humor of Paralympians

Since its 2012 debut, Channel 4's "Superhumans" campaign for the Paralympics has been creatively lauded but also hugely influential in shifting attitudes about disability in the U.K. Now, ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games next month, the broadcaster is back with the third ad in its celebrated campaign. This time it focuses on the...
Tags: Advertising, Diversity, Tokyo, Paralympics, Equity and Inclusion

4A’s, Reset Digital Launch Diversity-Focused Programmatic Platform 

The American Association of Advertising Agencies (4A's) is joining forces with Reset Digital, a platform specializing in neurocognitive marketing technology, to launch Universal Inclusion, a programmatic platform designed to improve the representation of people of all identities in video brand messaging. This new technology seeks to enable brands to measure the DEI in their current...
Tags: Advertising, Diversity, American Association of Advertising Agencies 4A, Equity and Inclusion, Reset Digital

661 Bambi Buckets for Aerial Firefighting

We learn about the Bambi Buckets carried by helicopters in aerial firefighting operations. In the news, the wreckage of the cargo jet that made a water landing is located, Richard Branson flies into space, the F-35A wins a Swiss competition and Germany buys the P-8A Poseidon, but China isn’t having a lot of success exporting their fighters, thoughts on supersonic transports, unruly passengers and defense training for flight attendants. The Bambi Bucket, courtesy SEI Industries Ltd. ...
Tags: France, China, Germany, Russia, US, Diversity, David, Beijing, Canada, United States, Hawaii, Virgin Galactic, Switzerland, Richard Branson, Aviation, Npr

Dear Sophie: Tell me more about the EB-1A extraordinary ability green card

Sophie Alcorn Contributor Share on Twitter Sophie Alcorn is the founder of Alcorn Immigration Law in Silicon Valley and 2019 Global Law Experts Awards’ “Law Firm of the Year in California for Entrepreneur Immigration Services.” She connects people with the businesses and opportunities that expand their lives. More posts by this contributor Dear Sophie: What’s the process for getting International Entrepreneur Paro...
Tags: Startups, Column, California, US, Tech, Diversity, Policy, United States, Silicon Valley, Lawyers, Berkeley, H-1b Visa, Sophie, Alcorn, Green Card, Immigration Law