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Daily Buzz: Practical Tips to Address Diversity and Inclusion

Inclusive teams make better business decisions

It’s no secret that inclusive teams make better business decisions. But creating teams in relation to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) can be difficult when nonprofit leaders are predominantly white, writes Emily Teitsworth in the Stanford Social Innovation Review.

“Acknowledging inter-sectionality—the reality that we live within a system of overlapping and interdependent privileges and disadvantages—is a first step toward truly addressing DEI,” Teitsworth says. “But how can we make acknowledging inter-sectionality a practice and not just a conversation? We can start by making relatively simple changes that center our work at the intersection of race, gender, sexual orientation, able-ism and implicit bias.”

After that acknowledgement, Teitsworth suggests making practical changes to address DEI.

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