Marking a new dawn for the United States, President Biden recently revoked the diversity training ban and replaced it with a new executive order on advancing equity for underserved communities.
This comes as employment inequality for the underrepresented workforce spirals as a by-product of the pandemic. Women accounted for 100 percent of 140,000 jobs lost in December alone, and are still down 5.4 million jobs from February as compared to 4.4 million for men.
Miranda Collard, Opinion Columnist, CEOWorld Magazine
Kira Ciccarelli is the Lead Research Specialist of the Diligent Institute, the modern governance think tank and global research arm of Diligent Corporation. In her role, Kira researches and produces high-level modern governance reports, blog articles and podcasts designed to inform director decision-making and highlight best practices.
Before joining Diligent, Kira worked in a variety of data-driven research roles, including analyzing global aid funds to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and compiling a meta-analysis of political experimental findings for the Analyst Institute. She holds a BA in Public Policy from the College of William & Mary.