diversity diversity
Stories About

diversity

Kerrilyn Gibson designed prototypes for an Afro hair emoji. Kerrilyn Gibson hide caption

toggle caption
Kerrilyn Gibson

One Woman Wants To Create This: *Insert Afro Emoji Here*

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/708537582/708586168" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Nick Shepherd/Getty Images/Ikon Images

Creative Differences: The Benefits Of Reaching Out To People Unlike Ourselves

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/687707404/688358859" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Federal Reserve Board Gov. Lael Brainard says a growing body of research suggests that diversity leads to better decision-making. Cliff Owen/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Cliff Owen/AP

The Push To Break Up The Boys' Club At The Fed

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/682997898/684462198" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks at the Association of State Criminal Investigative Agencies event in May. On Tuesday, the departments of Justice and Education announced that they have retracted documents that advised schools on how they could legally consider race in admissions and other decisions. Ross D. Franklin/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Ross D. Franklin/AP

Dr. Katie Merriam, an OB-GYN resident in Charlotte, N.C., says she loves her mostly female work environment but also appreciates having male colleagues. Alex Olgin/WFAE hide caption

toggle caption
Alex Olgin/WFAE

Male OB-GYNs Are Rare, But Is That A Problem?

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/596396698/607996881" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

The High Museum of Art in Atlanta has worked to make diversity a priority. In recent years, the museum has seen an increase in the percentage of nonwhite visitors. John Bazemore/AP hide caption

toggle caption
John Bazemore/AP

How An Art Museum Is Reaching A More Diverse Audience

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/576219631/576301287" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Workers pull pipes from an oil well in 2016 near Crescent, Okla. The oil industry wants to attract a new, more diverse generation of workers, but a history of racism and sexism makes that difficult. J Pat Carter/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
J Pat Carter/Getty Images

Big Oil Has A Diversity Problem

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/553969144/563133807" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Prawnche Ngaditowo, 29, is a food blogger and Instagram enthusiast known online as "foodventurer." Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Claire Harbage/NPR

Indonesian Food Blogger: The Unifying Power Of Cuisine And Social Media

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/561386218/561952531" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Harvey Mudd College students Ellen Seidel and Christine Chen work on a summer research project in computer science. Harvey Mudd College hide caption

toggle caption
Harvey Mudd College

Colleges Have Increased Women Computer Science Majors: What Can Google Learn?

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/542638758/542663788" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Danielle Brown speaks during TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2016. She is Google's new chief diversity officer, a position she previously held at Intel. Noam Galai/Getty Images for TechCrunch hide caption

toggle caption
Noam Galai/Getty Images for TechCrunch

Is The Memo Controversy A Pivot Point On Diversity For Google?

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/542412661/542468331" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript