Knowlege is Power

Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) paves the way for greater innovation in organizations. In the classroom, DEI helps open new perspectives for students. A deeper understanding of DEI issues only helps business schools and programs as they look to develop and support DEI initiatives, as well as working professional students as they navigate both their academic and professional lives.

Resources: Food for thought and action

EMBAC members continue to share resources on aspects of DEI with others. The following articles, web pages, and reports offer information and insights.

Nurturing Black women leaders

This research brief from corporate giant IBM looks at the compelling case for sponsorship, skill development, and anti-racist action to help propel more Black women to leadership levels. It includes an action guide with steps to help organizations dismantle the systemic inequality that Black women face in the workplace.

Black Women and the Pay Gap

U.S. Census statistics reveal that Black women were paid 58 percent of what white non-Hispanic men were paid in 2020. The American Association of University Women (AAUW) offers an in-depth look at the long-standing inequity and its implications.

Uncovering Unconscious Bias in Business

The Illinois CPA Society examines ways to uncover and combat implicit biases as the only way to build a diverse, inclusive, and successful organization in today’s business world. It discusses how bias impacts us all and presents ways to counter bias in organizations.

Empirically Validated Strategies to Reduce Stereotype Threat

Learn more about how you and your school can help create a more inclusive environment by reducing the threat that stereotypes pose.

Place for Members

Visit the EMBAC Member Portal to start a discussion about DEI, as well as share a DEI resource.