Identity at Work: Why Diversity and Inclusion are more than just Ticking a Box

identity at work

Understanding and embracing individual identity at work is  more than simply fulfilling diversity requirements. It takes a nuanced approach as our Client Development and Cultural Identities Director Kevin Porter explains in this week’s blog. “Our 2019 analysis finds that companies in the top quartile for gender diversity on executive teams …

What Is Culture?

What is Culture?

Our Customer Experience Manager Quincy Hall explores What is Culture? He looks at the intricacy of the word and why a definition remains elusive. If you were to purchase a murder-mystery novel with the catchy title, Who Killed the Prince? and in the opening paragraph the author explained that you’re never …

Diversity Atlas highlights Creativity and Diversity at Eurasia Global

Creativity and Diversity

Creativity and diversity were on full display this month as Diversity Atlas’ Director of Operations for Europe, Maximo Plo, represented Cultural Infusion at the International Youth Forum, Eurasia Global in Orenburg Russia. Eurasia Global aims to build practice-oriented dialogue between young people in Russia and foreign states. This year’s theme …

Diversity Quotas in Government: an ABC TV Interview

quotas

Discussing diversity quotas in the Australian government: Cultural Infusion’s CEO and founder, Peter Mousaferiadis interviewed on the Afternoon Briefing with Patricia Karvelas. Peter was interviewed about quotas in Parliament following the news that Tu Le, a young Western Sydney lawyer, was recently stood aside so former New South Wales Premier Kristina …

Understanding Diversity Metrics to Achieve Inclusion

Diversity metrics

Cultural Infusion’s Founder and CEO Peter Mousaferiadis discusses the vital role of fully understanding diversity metrics in order to achieve inclusion and representation. This piece represents the final in a two-part series about Peter’s speech at SIETAR Europa panel discussion on enhancing equality and countering discrimination, racism and intolerance: experiences. …

Antiracism: a Personal Perspective

Antiracism: personal perspective

In this personal perspective, Cultural Infusion’s Founder and CEO Peter Mousaferiadis shares his experiences with racism as a child of migrants. This piece represents the first in a two-part series based on his talk at SIETAR Europa panel discussion on enhancing equality and countering discrimination, racism and intolerance: experiences. Before …

The Census Doesn’t Count if it Ignores Cultural Diversity

Census Doesn't Count

Around the world, government census programs measure key aspects of its population, gender, employment and age but, almost always, each census doesn’t count cultural diversity – at least not in a meaningful way. In building Diversity Atlas, our world-first data-driven mapping platform, our team has considered census data from all …

New partnership delivers workforce benefits through data driven diversity

Workforce benefits

TechDiversity and Cultural Infusion have formed a new partnership to deliver workforce benefits based on common goals and visions for a more diverse future.  The partnership kicked off with joint initiatives presented to government and organisations keen to measure the diversity of their workforce, to use data for evidence-based action, and …

The Great Lie – Diversity As Anti-White

anti-white

Despite having worked in the DEI (Diversity, equality and inclusion) space for the past six years, it was only recently I found out whymy understanding of “Diversity” is slightly different to what I read or hear.  Diversity and inclusion, to me, are instinctively right, but to others, this is not so.  There is a constant backlash against affirmative action – there is the belief that diversity is anti-white.

Musical identities, gender, sexuality and conflation

Conflation

In what now feels like another life, I worked as a conductor, composer and creative director– that’s my background, really, before everything else and all that’s happened and all my career incarnations; I’m a musician, composer, creative director and conductor. As a creative director and producer, I worked on some of the …

Indexing Diversity – Does size matter? It’s a balancing act

In today’s world, where so much importance is placed on diversity in the workplace, how do we measure such a broad philosophical, intangible concept? What are the key measurable parameters of diversity and how do we interpret these measurements? The Dynamics of Diversity The diversity of any team is dynamic. …