Creative Europe: Over €2 billion to support the recovery, resilience and diversity of cultural and creative sectors

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The Commission has today launched new actions to support the cultural and creative sectors in Europe and beyond, following the adoption of the work programme for the first year of the Creative Europe 2021-2027 programme. In 2021, Creative Europe will allocate an unprecedented budget […]

What NBC not airing the Golden Globes means for media and diversity

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Marcus Burke, Research Analyst, Media, Entertainment and Sport, World Economic Forum & Mélisande Kingchatchaval Schifter Project Lead, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, World Economic Forum NBCUniversal will not air the 2022 Golden Globes after a diversity and ethics scandal. […]

AI technologies must prevent discrimination and protect diversity

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. Reducing gender, social or cultural bias in AI technologies is key, said the Culture and Education Committee in a resolution adopted on Tuesday. The use of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies in education, culture and the audiovisual sector could have an impact on “the backbone […]

Your diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives are missing the point. Here’s how to fix them

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Garkay Wong, Hartley McMaster Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) initiatives are crucial to our pandemic response but have been among the first to be cut; Minorities and the economically vulnerable have suffered the most from the virus and […]

3 ways to improve diversity and inclusion in your organization

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Jennifer Temple, Chief Communications Officer, Hewlett Packard Enterprise When an issue arises, a meaningful response begins with listening. Diversity, equity & inclusion initiatives must be ongoing and institutionalized. Establishing key performance indicators and holding ourselves accountable to them […]

These 5 charts reveal the gender and diversity gaps start-ups must bridge

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Kate Whiting, Senior Writer, Formative Content Diverse workplaces are well-poised for innovative problem solving. Many diversity gaps exist in tech start-ups, stifling opportunity. Fewer than 1% of Europe’s tech founders identified as Black/African/Caribbean last year. Only 43% of […]

Why diversity needs your star power, as well as sponsors

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Karen S. Carter, Chief Human Resources Officer, Chief Inclusion Officer, Dow Women are still marginalised in the boardroom and in broader economic terms. • Lack of diversity harms the bottom line. • Opportunities for mentorship are common; sponsorship […]

3 reasons why business leaders can’t afford to ignore diversity

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Laura Liswood, Secretary-General, Council of Women World Leaders Much has been written about the importance and value of diversity. Diversity provides multiple perspectives and experiences (gender, ethnicity, cultural background and various acquired skills are some ways in which diversity […]

The business case for diversity in the workplace is now overwhelming

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Vijay Eswaran, Executive Chairman, QI Group of Companies We live in a complex, interconnected world where diversity, shaped by globalization and technological advance, forms the fabric of modern society. Notwithstanding this interconnectedness, there is also growing polarization – both […]

Embracing the diversity in a multicultural city of Romania

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Iuliu Gabriel Cocuz and Ms. Dalia Lavinia Dreptate, two medicine students from the University of Medicine, Pharmacy, Sciences and Technology of Tîrgu Mures. They both  are affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly […]

How cultural understanding can help in the cultural shock

This article was exclusively written for the The European Sting by Ms. Larissa Carneiro, a medical student of the sixth semester from Brazil. She is affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not necessarily reflect IFMSA’s view on the […]

Realise the beauty of unity in diversity

This article was exclusively written for the The European Sting by Mr. Kapil Narain, a fourth year medical student at the Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine. He is affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not necessarily reflect IFMSA’s […]

Solutions for cultural understanding: medical students’ perspective

This article was exclusively written for the The European Sting by Ms. Maria Golebiowska, a 6th year medical student in Medical University of Lublin, Poland. She is affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not necessarily reflect IFMSA’s view […]

Inclusion and diversity isn’t just good for employees – it’s good for the bottom line

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Smilla Yuan, Head of Greater China, Willis Towers Watson & Chad O’Reilly, Member of the Asia I&D Council, Willis Towers Watson There’s no standard definition or one-size-fits-all solution when it comes to inclusion and diversity (I&D). Yet increasingly, […]