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Curated resources and articles to support and inform diversity and inclusion considerations during the global crisis. 

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'I Come Up Short Every Day': Couples Under Strain As Pandemic Upends Life At Home

https://www.npr.org/2020/11/12/929551120/i-come-up-short-every-day-couples-under-strain-as-pandemic-upends-life-at-home

 

The pandemic’s impact on working moms

https://workplace.care.com/podcast-the-pandemics-impact-on-working-moms

 

One potential pandemic upside: Performance reviews are getting simpler

https://www.washingtonpost.com/road-to-recovery/2020/10/19/performance-reviews-changes-pandemic/

 

Quitting was her only option. She is one of 865,000 women to leave the workforce last month.

https://www.thelily.com/quitting-was-her-only-option-she-is-one-of-865000-women-to-leave-the-workforce-last-month/

 

Mothers’ Careers Are at Extraordinary Risk Right Now

https://www.theatlantic.com/family/archive/2020/10/pandemic-amplifying-bias-against-working-mothers/616565/

 

Hitting reset: 5 ways the pandemic could benefit working moms in the long-term

https://www.thelily.com/hitting-reset-5-ways-the-pandemic-could-benefit-working-moms-in-the-long-term/

 

How to Support Employees With Unexpected Work Arrangements

https://sloanreview.mit.edu/article/best-of-this-week-customer-confidence-better-communication/

 

Moms are working dramatically fewer hours than dads during coronavirus. It’s a ‘red flag’ for what’s ahead.

https://www.thelily.com/moms-are-working-dramatically-fewer-hours-than-dads-during-coronavirus-its-a-red-flag-for-whats-ahead/

 

How our new work-life reality is chipping away at equity and inclusion

https://www.fastcompany.com/90523609/how-our-new-work-life-reality-is-chipping-away-at-equity-and-inclusion

 

Pushing Back Against Racism and Xenophobia on Campuses

https://www.insidehighered.com/views/2020/05/14/five-ways-college-educators-can-have-more-effective-conversations-about-race

 

Stanford research provides a snapshot of a new working-from-home economy

https://news.stanford.edu/2020/06/29/snapshot-new-working-home-economy/

 

Black Coronavirus Patients Land in Hospitals More Often, Study Finds

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/23/health/coronavirus-black-patients.html

 

U.S. Businesses Must Take Meaningful Action Against Racism

https://hbr.org/2020/06/u-s-businesses-must-take-meaningful-action-against-racism

 

The American Nightmare

https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/06/american-nightmare/612457/

 

COVID-19 - Racial Equity & Social Justice Resources – Racial Equity Tools website

https://www.racialequitytools.org/fundamentals/resource-lists/resources-addressing-covid-19-with-racial-equity-lens

 

COVID-19 Changes Everything — and Nothing — about Managing Workers

https://www.gsb.stanford.edu/insights/jeffrey-pfeffer-covid-19-changes-everything-nothing-about-managing-workers

 

Women have been hit hardest by job losses in the pandemic. And it may only get worse.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/dc-md-va/2020/05/09/women-unemployment-jobless-coronavirus/

 

Nearly Half of Men Say They Do Most of the Home Schooling. 3 Percent of Women Agree.

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/06/upshot/pandemic-chores-homeschooling-gender.html

 

As workplaces reopen, coronavirus could unleash an ‘avalanche’ of lawsuits over family leave, discrimination

https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2020/05/05/mother-discrimination-childcare-lawsuit/

 

Research: U.S. Unemployment Rising Faster for Women and People of Color

https://hbr.org/2020/04/research-u-s-unemployment-rising-faster-for-women-and-people-of-color

 

The Impact of COVID-19 on Gender Equality

https://www.nber.org/papers/w26947.pdf

 

Simple cues can make people feel connected, even while being physically apart, says Stanford psychologist

https://news.stanford.edu/2020/04/16/inspiring-connections-working-apart/

 

The Coronavirus Is a Disaster for Feminism

https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2020/03/feminism-womens-rights-coronavirus-covid19/608302/

 

The Productivity Pitfalls of Working from Home in the Age of COVID-19

https://news.stanford.edu/2020/03/30/productivity-pitfalls-working-home-age-covid-19/

 

Coronavirus Will Change the World Permanently. Here’s How.

https://www.politico.com/news/magazine/2020/03/19/coronavirus-effect-economy-life-society-analysis-covid-135579

 

The Crisis Leadership Playbook

https://www.gsb.stanford.edu/insights/crisis-leadership-playbook

 

 ‘I Feel Like I Have Five Jobs’: Moms Navigate the Pandemic

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/20/parenting/childcare-coronavirus-moms.html

 

The Coronavirus Crisis Thrusts Corporate HR Chiefs into the Spotlight

https://www.economist.com/business/2020/03/24/the-coronavirus-crisis-thrusts-corporate-hr-chiefs-into-the-spotlight

 

Why Working from Home Is a “Future-Looking Technology”

https://www.gsb.stanford.edu/insights/why-working-home-future-looking-technology

 

It’s Not Just You: Virtual Meetings Aren’t All That Great

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/14/us/zoom-meetings-gender.html

 

Why Zoom Meetings Can Exhaust Us

https://www.wsj.com/articles/why-zoom-meetings-can-exhaust-us-11585953336

 

Companies scrambled to set up virtual workspaces. Is this the future?

https://engineering.stanford.edu/magazine/article/companies-scrambled-set-virtual-workspaces-future

 

What the COVID-19 Pandemic Means for Black Americans

https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/voices/what-the-covid-19-pandemic-means-for-black-americans/

 

For Black Americans, Bias Seen in Coronavirus Response is Continuation of Injustice

https://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/policing/2020/04/09/black-americans-coronavirus-response-continuation-injustice/5120999002/

 

The Slur I Never Expected to Hear in 2020

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/12/magazine/asian-american-discrimination-coronavirus.html

 

Confronting Racism and Supporting Asian American Communities in the Wake of COVID-19 

https://www.urban.org/urban-wire/confronting-racism-and-supporting-asian-american-communities-wake-covid-19

 

Coping with Anti-Asian Racism

http://shinshintang.com/?p=370

 

COVID-19's Isolated World is the Norm for People with Disabilities

https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/04/covid-19-isolation-disabilities/