What It Will Take to Improve Diversity at Conferences?

One study found 69% of professional speakers globally are male. However, less attention has been paid to how too many events also lack racial diversity.”

Writing for Harvard Business Review, Ruchika Tulshyan has produced a remarkable collection of practical ways to bolster diversity at conferences, with a particular emphasis on racial diversity.

From the most basic forms of encouragement (paying your speakers) to more sophisticated approaches (use your sponsorship privilege), if you’re committed to improving diversity at your events, this is a must-read.