Being polite should not be sacrificed at the expense of achievement. STEM professionals should be welcomed into the schools to talk about what they do, how rewarding their work is, and how teamwork plays a role in succeeding.
There are many ways to build support for diversity and inclusion initiatives at your workplace. Sometimes, anecdotes or looking at competitor’s diversity programs are the best way to help others understand the experiences of diverse employees. Often, the hard data and support...
I do not know if I turned into the man (or woman) my parents wanted me to be when they hung this Kipling poem on my bedroom wall, but I always found in this ode to integrity a guiding philosophy that I present at work in important ways.