Fitting that I just read an article about how business leaders can build a more equitable workforce. It coincided with the one year anniversary of George Floyd’s death, which launched a worldwide reckoning for racial and social justice. In that weighty context, the article captured the urgent societal demand for equity as well as expectations, opportunities and strategies for leaders to advance this effort in their organizations. This excerpt really resonated with me:
“Taking a stand on social issues, whether internally or externally, may have once seemed risky. Today, it’s an imperative. The vast majority of Americans expect more from their organizations, demanding that they speak up, speak out, and act in the face of injustice to achieve a more equitable future—and every leader at your organization needs to play a role in building it.”
We’re proud of Talimer’s efforts to increase access to and diversity of the tech industry nationwide. We celebrate the advances in awareness and inclusion inspired by the brutality witnessed by our nation on May 25, 2020. We recognize there’s still a tremendous opportunity to evolve further and are catalyzed to grow and empower a diverse community of tech freelancers. We’re encouraged to work alongside the many great companies and leaders who strive to make this world a better place for all. Because everyone deserves an equal opportunity to kick ass.