DiversityQ: 2019’s most popular diversity, equity and inclusion articles

DiversityQ reflects on the most popular diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace articles, with its readers in 2019.

2019 was a fantastic year for DiversityQ. Not least because we had over 86,000 new visitors to the site, keen to learn about some of the business world’s best diversity and inclusion practices. We also held our inaugural D&I Practitioners Summit which was a huge success.

And in case you missed them, here is a look back at 10 of DiversityQ’s most popular articles in 2019.

DiversityQ’s top 10

Mothers make excellent employees… and no-one even realises

In this column, Tasneem Abdur-Rashid explains why mothers make excellent employees and should be valued and respected in the workplace.


How Tim Cook has used Apple to turn diversity into a priority for tech firms

Apple under Steve Jobs was associated with innovation, not diversity. His successor has made it clear he thinks the two are closely linked. 


Women in Finance awards 2019: winners announced

A host of inspirational women in finance were recognised for their outstanding achievements in the sector at the third annual Women in Finance Awards, 2019, on 26 June.


IKEA: gender equality is a fundamental human right

Sari Brody, Global Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Manager at Ingka Group (IKEA), reveals how the company’s strategy for gender equality and bridging the gender pay gap is having a positive impact around the world.


Am I not getting a job because I’m a woman and Muslim?

In this column, Tasneem Abdur-Rashid shares what it is like to be a ‘multi-disadvantaged’ woman and Muslim seeking employment in the UK.


The importance of role models for diversity at your workplace

Sarah Kaiser former employee experience and diversity & inclusion lead at Fujitsu EMEIA, talks about her experiences there delivering successful D&I strategies and the importance of role models for diversity in the workplace.


An inclusive, diverse workplace is fundamental for business success at Philip Morris International

We spoke to Melissa Whiting, Vice President Inclusion & Diversity at Philip Morris International to learn how they’re embedding I & D and why.


UK’s influential women in engineering named as research shows diversity deficit

Inclusive Boards releases research showing women make up only 13% of Board and executive positions within the engineering sector.


NetSuite: women leaders in technology is a legacy that needs to catch up

Nicky Tozer, EMEA Vice President Oracle NetSuite, had an unusual journey into technology. Here, she explains why the lack of women leaders in tech is a legacy issue.


Diversity and Inclusion: Better inclusion equals a bigger pie for everyone

In this interview, Diana Cruz Solash tells DiversityQ about her plans to transform Infor into a leader in inclusion and diversity by setting the right policies, programmes and culture.

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