Discussions on diversity in the workplace can be heated and contentious. All too often, we see attitudes toward diversity in the workplace shift like a pendulum, as the explosion in corporate DEI efforts that began in 2020 has changed dramatically to groups pushing against corporate investment in DEI initiatives. Over the past year, scores of companies have slashed their DEI investments in the face of politicized pressures and call-out culture backlashes, despite the fact that some studies show improvement in key metrics, including moderate improvements in the representation of women and people of color. Has DEI been politically hijacked to the point we are at risk of throwing out the proverbial baby with the bathwater?

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