10 Powerful Quotes from Female CEOs

10 Powerful Quotes from Female CEOs

About 20 percent of U.S. businesses are run by women, employing more than 10 million workers and generating $1.8 trillion in annual receipts, according to the Small Business Administration. While women are still underrepresented as entrepreneurs and business owners,...
Challenges Faced by Veteran-Owned Businesses

Challenges Faced by Veteran-Owned Businesses

About 1 in 10 veterans owns a business, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration. There are more than 300,000 veteran-owned companies in the United States, which employ nearly 6 million individuals.  Veteran-owned companies fall under the category of a...
Why Diversity Matters In The Supply Chain

Why Diversity Matters In The Supply Chain

Supplier diversity may be a current trend in workplace Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives, but what exactly is it and why is it important? Diverse suppliers are businesses that are 51% or more owned, managed, and controlled by qualifying diverse individuals...
5 Important Statistics About Diversity in the Workplace

5 Important Statistics About Diversity in the Workplace

Workplace diversity is an essential part of any organization. The best way to achieve this is by creating a culture where everyone feels comfortable and included. This includes hiring people from different backgrounds, encouraging employees to speak up when they see...
Why Use Datalou to Diversify Your Supply Chain?

Why Use Datalou to Diversify Your Supply Chain?

While more than 80 percent of Fortune 100 companies in the United States have supplier diversity programs, less than 60 percent report how much they spend on such initiatives and most only source about 10% of their products and services from diverse suppliers....
5 Ways the News Media Will Change in 2022

5 Ways the News Media Will Change in 2022

The news media are in a constant state of transition as new technologies and virtual capabilities make it possible for consumers to access information in increasingly innovative ways. Like many industries, the news media have also faced internal challenges related to...
10 Workplace Diversity Statistics You Should Know

10 Workplace Diversity Statistics You Should Know

Workplace diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives continue to gain traction in the United States. The past few years have highlighted many of the racial, social, and economic disparities in this country, and companies across nearly every industry are stepping up...
Why Your Company Needs a Supplier Diversity Program

Why Your Company Needs a Supplier Diversity Program

Over the past several years it has become increasingly common, even “trendy,” for companies to commit to diversity and inclusion goals. The spotlight on racial, gender, and economic inequalities in the U.S. workforce has intensified as the greater dialogue around...
The 5 Biggest Barriers to Female Entrepreneurship

The 5 Biggest Barriers to Female Entrepreneurship

More U.S. women are business owners today than at any other time in history. Over the past 20 years, the number of women-owned companies in America has risen by about 114 percent and continues to grow at double the rate of non-female-owned firms. In addition, around...
How Marketing Companies are Spending for Diverse Representation

How Marketing Companies are Spending for Diverse Representation

Over the past several years, the advertising and marketing industry has been making strides to include more diverse representation. Multicultural advertising and marketing spending was estimated at $27 billion in 2019 and has risen year over year, with increases...