National Hispanic American Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month

This observance takes place each year from September 15th through October 15th to recognize the important achievements and contributions of Hispanic Americans throughout history. This year’s theme is Latinos: Driving Prosperity, Power, and Progress in America. National Hispanic American Heritage Month began as Hispanic Heritage Week and was later expanded to cover a 30-day period…

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Women’s Equality Day – August 26th

Women's Equality Day

Just over one hundred years ago, women were banned from voting in many parts of the world, including in the United States of America. Today, women have the right to vote in almost every country and territory on the planet – that’s progress! However, just because women have the right to vote, doesn’t mean that…

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Disability Pride Month: Celebration and Allyship

July 26, 2023 marks the 33rd anniversary of the passing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), which makes July Disability Pride Month. The ADA is a landmark piece of legislation that protects the fundamental right to equal opportunity, economic self-sufficiency, independent living, and equitable participation in every aspect of life for Americans living with…

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June 19th is Juneteenth

Also known as Emancipation Day, Freedom Day, Jubilee Day, Juneteenth Independence Day, and Black Independence Day, Juneteenth celebrates the end of slavery in the United States. On June 19th, 1865, Major General Gordon Granger of the Union arrived in Galveston, Texas, where he announced the end of both the Civil War and slavery with the…

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Happy Pride Month!

June is Pride Month, the annual celebration of LGBTQ+ people, identities, and history, as well as a time to spotlight LGBTQ+ rights. Pride Month takes place in June in honor of the 1969 Stonewall riots, a series of protests against police brutality that took place over the course of several days and grew into a…

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DEI in Tech Starts with DEI in Recruitment

DEI in Recruitment

Now more than ever, tech organizations are prioritizing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in all aspects of business to drive innovation and harness divergent thinking. But did you know that prioritizing DEI in recruitment can lead to greater profitability in the long run? Here’s how you can harness the power of diversity to enhance your…

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How to Promote Inclusion for Tech Workers with Disabilities

Inclusion for Tech Workers with disabilities

In order to ensure that your organization is creating a welcoming working environment for IT professionals living with disabilities, it’s vital to keep this goal at the forefront of your company policies and practices. Here are some areas in which inclusion for tech workers with disabilities should be prioritized in the workplace: Talent Recruitment When…

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