Companies are Working Towards Diversity in Leadership but Inclusion is a Long Way Off

By Alexandra Ossola | Quartz | April 23, 2019

It’s no one person’s job to make sure inclusion happens. But there’s no denying that people like CEOs and board members can do more to increase the number of women and minorities in positions of power—and ensure that their voices are welcome.

Executives are certainly talking the talk, with 78% of CEOs at US companies saying gender diversity is a top priority (pdf), and some are even starting to walk the walk, publicly committing to diversity efforts or starting programs to that end. But diversity isn’t where the efforts should end, argues Maggie Chan Jones, the founder and CEO of Tenshey, which offers executive coaching in an effort to increase the gender diversity in companies’ most powerful positions.

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