Countering Unconscious Bias

Much of what we do on a daily basis is unconscious. This means we are not always conscious of why we do the things we do and what we say about others who don’t look like us. We all know biases come in many forms and can impact all of our interactions, including those occurring … Continue reading “Countering Unconscious Bias”

Unconscious Bias in the Workplace: Preventing Intercultural Misunderstandings

Recent news exposed the intercultural conflict at Amazon and Starbucks. Business owners must ask themselves, “What, if any, economic or social value is there in being a culturally competent organization?” Surely, with the emerging demographics in the American workforce, we may, find our monolithic policies under scrutiny from any number of protected groups. However, it … Continue reading "Unconscious Bias in the Workplace: Preventing Intercultural Misunderstandings"

Top Highlights of 2018

2018 has been one of the best years ever in business. Our motto was “moving Diversity from numbers to action.” 1.         I graduated from the Initiative Foundation’s Initiators Fellowship The two year-program provided me with the opportunity to use my entrepreneurial spirit to create Filsan Talent Partners, build my leadership capacity, expand my professional network, … Continue reading "Top Highlights of 2018"

Ramadan: Tips for Managers and Directors

What is Ramadan?  Ramadan is the fourth pillar of Islam, and the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, which is based on lunar cycles. What Do Muslim Employees Do Between the Sunrise and Sunset? During Ramadan, Muslim employees abstain from eating any food, drinking any liquids, smoking cigarettes, and engaging in any sexual activity from … Continue reading "Ramadan: Tips for Managers and Directors"