I promised in a previous article on the label CALD (culturally and linguistically diverse) to offer some concrete examples and/or suggestions of how we might all embrace a language of cultural difference and claiming identity which doesn’t unnecessarily draw divisions between us or unwittingly privilege the majority. It’s been a …
Diversity Atlas Newsletter [March 2023]
In this newsletter we take a look at a recent interview between our CEO and Founder Peter Mousaferiadis and the Global Inclusion Online Forum, preview an upcoming webinar with our Cultural Attaché Quincy Hall and highlight Cultural Infusion’s contribution to the Capturing Cultural and Linguistic Diversity in Australia position paper by the AAG (Australian Association of Gerontology). We also spotlight our partnership with HerStory to stage the largest Global Summit for Women’s Stories in Washington DC, an important cultural date on our diversity calendar, and provide a product update on survey anonymity.
Why DEI Must Stop Neglecting Religions
Societies are not secular and never have been. They are composed of people, and people come with their own values, rituals and religions or worldviews – their own ways of making sense of the world. (Note also that many belief systems that include cultural practices cannot be defined neatly in terms of a religious–secular binary.) Every one of us identifies to some extent with one or more of the 8500+ secular and non-secular traditions of humanity, traditions that are foundational to our sense of self and give daily expression, guidance and meaning to every aspect of our lives. For many people, their religion or worldview is the most important aspect of their identity.
Diversity Atlas Newsletter [February 2023]
In this newsletter, we discuss our CEO and Founder Peter Mousaferiadis’ presentation at the Not For Profit People Conference and the relaunch of our DEI discovery courses for 2023. We also share our latest research paper titled ‘A Study on Diversity Prediction with Machine Learning and Small Data’ and highlight the upcoming Close the Gap Day listed on our cultural calendar.
Missing the Mark: The Hidden Dangers of Survivorship Bias
Who doesn’t love a good success story? Who wouldn’t want to share their triumphs, more than their mistakes. Nevertheless, when we only take the good, and only consider what has worked in the past, we run the risk of running into an issue called ‘survivorship bias’. Let’s talk more about this as it relates to DEI.
Diversity Atlas Newsletter [November 2022]
This newsletter, we’re wrapping up the year by taking a look at an upcoming 2022 EPHEA conference, highlighting our participation in the 2022 International Mining and Resources Conference, reviewing a keynote speech by our CTO Rezza Moieni, spotlighting an upcoming event on our diversity calendar and providing this month’s product update!
Is it Time to Part with the Word ‘Race’?
Peter Mousaferiadis, CEO & Founder, Cultural Infusion When working in the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) space, the most pressing issues that continually arise, yet are most vigorously avoided, are those of ‘racism’ and ‘anti-racism’. The question of how we can prevent ‘race’-based discrimination from occurring in the workplace and …
How do you measure diversity in your business? An interview with Peter Mousaferiadis
The following is an interview with Cultural Infusion CEO Peter Mousaferiadis written by David Braue for Information Age, the official publication of the Australian Computer Society (ACS), as part of their series on Diversity & Inclusion Champions. The interview was originally published on 29 January 2019 on the Information Age …
Helping organisations measure and understand their diversity: An interview with Peter Mousaferiadis
The following is an interview with Cultural Infusion CEO Peter Mousaferiadis written by Mark Planigale of Lirata Consulting. This interview was originally published by Lirata Consulting and can be found here. Diversity is all around us, in our communities, networks and workplaces. Organisations are increasingly recognising diversity not just as …