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Amber (she/her) is a Certified Diversity Executive and content strategist for The Diversity Movement. She writes, researches, and edits TDM articles, guides, videos, and more.

Unlock Inclusive Leadership: A Guide to Creating Stronger Teams
Learn how to be a better, more inclusive leader by using DEI-based strategies to build relationships and create strong, diverse and innovative teams.
People don’t leave jobs – they leave ineffective bosses. One of the best ways to boost retention and improve performance is to train your leaders to be more inclusive. TDM CEO Don Thompson offers sage advice.

Allyship in Action: How to Push Back on Anti-LGBTQ Laws
A record number of state legislatures have introduced anti-LGBTQ+ legislation that attacks the rights of LGBTQ+ individuals, particularly transgender Americans. How can your company respond to anti-LGBTQ+ legislation in a positive and meaningful way?
This year, more than 500 laws restricting U.S. citizens’ civil rights have been proposed across the country – all targeting the LGBTQ+ community. Senior Consultant Susie Silver explains how to fight these unjust bills.

Create Inclusive Marketing Content Faster and Easier with ChatGPT
Learn how marketers can use AI tools like ChatGPT to save time and become more efficient as they plan, create, and execute inclusive marketing campaigns.
After reading all the hype, I used ChatGPT to report and create a blog post. It was an enlightening experience.

Bridge the Generation Gap at Work: Mentoring Boosts Productivity & Reduces Turnover
Organizations with structured, intentional mentoring programs create better workplaces and happier employees. Plus, businesses benefit when experienced workers pass on their institutional knowledge to junior staff.
Companies might have employees from four or more generations working together, and communication can be challenging. Intentional mentoring is a fantastic way to make work more productive and enjoyable for everyone.

Mental Wellness in the Post-Pandemic Workplace: What Leaders Should Know
The office environment might never be the same, and it’s up to leaders to ensure all employees – whether they are in the office or working remotely – feel respected, resilient, and ready to work.
Business leaders are finally talking about – and addressing – the bottom-line costs of burnout, anxiety, and other mental health issues.

Neurodiversity in the Workplace | Best Practices for Communication
Our guide is packed with practical tips to create a diverse and inclusive workplace for neurodiverse teams. Discover best practices for workplace communication, strategies for accommodating team members, and insights into the unique strengths of neurodivergent employees.
Learn how quirky, creative, and outside-the-box thinking can lead to workplace innovation. What a boring world it would be if everyone thought alike.

From Critical to Curious: Finding Common Ground with DEI Late Adopters
Join us for a webinar to hear from a panel of seasoned diversity advocates as they share their perspectives, advice, and lessons learned in counteracting DEI resistance.
Conversations with folks who don’t share your views are often challenging, particularly in a business setting. These experts share stories of staying true to their values and working toward common ground.

TDM Talks: Campus Culture Needs to Change; Student Mental & Physical Health Depend on It
Universities across the country are grappling with the student mental health crisis. In this article, we suggest 3 common-sense efforts to address it.
While the student mental health crisis is a national issue, a cluster of student suicides at my daughter’s alma mater made the topic personal.

Companies use DEI and ESG to Boost Profits and Protect the Planet
Learn how environmental sustainability depends on strategic DEI, innovation created by diverse teams, and ESG metrics.
Solving the Climate Crisis depends on innovative thinking from multiple stakeholders: businesses as well as government and nonprofits. ESG, coupled with DEI, offers a way to highlight new voices and perspectives.

Board Diversity: A Catalyst for Organizational Success
In this briefing, we discuss the business case for diversity, equity, and inclusion, and the importance of increasing the diversity of board membership. We’ll also explore how board diversity is linked to responsible corporate governance and support of DEI initiatives.
Board membership is one way to get more folks from underrepresented groups into the leadership pipeline. Here’s why and how to boost board diversity.
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