Ladies, would you throw yourself on the sacrificial altar if you thought you could impact society? Not save it. You don’t have that much power. But maybe you could alter it. Change it in some small way, or hasten steps on the road to change. Perhaps you could be the pivot or the lever or … Continue reading Could You Be a Sacrificial Lamb for the Greater Good?
So, I’ve been following the legal action around the Supreme Court’s decision for University of Texas, and when the highest court in the land voted 4 to 3 to uphold an affirmative-action ruling, I was like, phew! I confess, I had a bad moment there, and the fact that the vote was so close is … Continue reading Affirmative Action Lives to Fight Another Day
Those of you who work in diversity or higher education are likely familiar with Fisher v. University of Texas, a case that set what many have called a landmark precedent for affirmative action in college admissions. The gist of the case is if higher education institutions should have programs aimed at building racial diversity on campus? … Continue reading Justice Scalia and the Myth of the Black Brain
Today is an important, some might even say historic, day. I just left one of my direct reports literally dancing in the aisle by her desk over the Supreme Court’s 5-4 ruling that same-sex marriage is now legal nationwide. In the face of her enthusiasm, I had to examine my own reaction to the news. … Continue reading Same-Sex Marriage Is Now Legal #LoveWins #LGBT