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Welcome to the Center for Talent Innovation's Press & Media center where you have instant access to timely and relevant information. In this section you will find current coverage of CTI in the news, press releases, and content. For archived press & media releases please see our archive page.


Today, to commemorate Mental Health Awareness Month this May, the Center for Talent Innovation (CTI) and Lime Connect announce their partnership on an international study that will shed light on the largely invisible population of professionals living with mental health conditions. Almost one in five American adults has...
May 1, 2019

[CTI] has found, time and again, that sponsorship or senior-level advocacy in the workplace produces career dividends for protégés and for their sponsors. Yet CTI's latest study shows that many who see themselves as sponsors are not performing the duties that are essential to these relationships. Of the nearly one in four employees who identify as sponsors, only 27 percent....
January 8, 2019

Although STEM employers spend billions of dollars to improve gender equality in their fields, women still face huge obstacles. Many highly-qualified women feel stuck in their careers, and more than half quit their jobs over time...
October 9, 2018

As recent news headlines have demonstrated, the traditional approach to confronting bias in corporate America has not been working. Most companies focus on bias interventions that help individuals become more aware of their own biases. These interventions, however, do not include the perspective and experiences of individuals who actually perceive bias . As a result, most organizations have no way of knowing where bias is actually happening , what it's costing, or how to disrupt it, until now....
November 14, 2017

A first-of-its-kind study published by the Center for Talent Innovation (CTI) finds that far more people than expected have a disability: 30 percent of college-educated employees working full-time in white-collar professions in the U.S ...
October 12, 2017

The #MeToo movement brought awareness and conversation to one of the most urgent issues facing the workplace today, but not enough data has been available to point to the causesorsolutions until now. [Our] new study, "What #MeToo Means for Corporate America" is the first of its kind to measure the scope of the problem within...
July 11, 2017

For earlier announcements please see our archive page.


Harvard Business Review, Nov. 13, 2019
Companies Need to Do More for Employees and Customers with Disabilities

Wharton School, Business RadioJuly 21, 2019
Julia Taylor Kennedy on Women@Work

Quartz at Work, June 19, 2019
Why do employers keep providing the same ineffective sexual harassment training?

Adweek, June 18, 2019
Verizon Wants to Put Real People and Real Stories in Its Advertisements

CNBC, June 18, 2019
Advertisers have got lazy and must be more creative says Verizon’s chief marketer

Harvard Business Review, June 3, 2019
Why People Hide Their Disabilities at Work

Harvard Business Review, April 23, 2019
Ending Harassment at Work Requires an Intersectional Approach

Wall Street JournalMarch 28, 2019
Verizon Expands Diversity-and-Inclusion Push With New Focus on Retention

Harvard Business Review, February 26, 2019
Sponsors Need to Stop Acting Like Mentors

Financial TimesJanuary 13, 2019
Favouritism: the office vice that will never disappear

FortuneJanuary 10, 2019
Sponsors Choose Protégés Who Are Like Themselves

The Washington PostJanuary 9, 2019
Nearly three-quarters of executives pick protégés who look just like them

ForbesJanuary 8, 2019
Why You Should Understand and Promote Sponsorship to Maximize Human Capital Investment

Washington Post, August 9, 2018
Why There Are Still So Few Minority Women CEOs

Bloomberg, August 7, 2018
Hollywood Casting Couch Is Targeted in California Harassment Law

Variety, July 25, 2018
Media Industry Has Highest Incidence of Sexual Harassment Among White-Collar Workers, Survey Finds

AARP, July 23, 2018
40 Percent of Female Boomer Workers Say 'Me Too'

Financial Times, July 11, 2018
Corporate America struggles to deal with sexual harassment

Financial Times, July, 2018
Sexual harassment policies are stuck in the past

Inc., May 24, 2018
Want Your Business to Succeed? Hire Moms. Hire Vets. Hire Boomers. Hire People With Disabilities. Here's Why

Wall Street Journal , April 30, 2018
Why Sexual Harassment Can Be Tough to Fight at Small Firms

Harvard Business Review, April 27, 2018
6 Things Successful Women in STEM Have in Common

The Boston Globe, February 27, 2018
Four things Massachusetts employers should do for working parents

HRD Canada, Feb 6, 2018
The real reasons good employees quit

Entrepreneur, January 24, 2018
What Business Leaders Are Getting Wrong About Bias Training

Harvard Business Review, December 27, 2017
The Case for Improving Work for People with Disabilities Goes Way Beyond Compliance

Washington Post, December 26, 2017
Will the #MeToo movement speed up the number of women in leadership or slow it down?

SHRM, November 28, 2017
Is It Time to Talk About Race and Religion at Work?

Quartz, November 2, 2017
German attitudes about disability disclosure in the workplace are shaped by a Nazi past

Forbes, October 26, 2017
New Data Reveals The Hard Costs Of Bias And How To Disrupt It

CNN, October 25, 2017
Weinstein Fallout: Could Workplace Awareness Backfire?

CNNMoney, October 24, 2017
Why you need a sponsor, not just a mentor

Quartz, October 24, 2017
Nearly a third of US white-collar workers have a disability, a new study finds

Refinery29, October 18, 2017
The Visible and Invisible Challenges That Workers with Disabilities

Variety, October 17, 2017
Sexual Harassment Rampant in Digital Media, but Women Are Fighting

CBS, October 16, 2017
The Hidden Cost of Disability Discrimination

NPR, October 10, 2017
Putting a Stop to Workplace Harassment

New York Times, October 9, 2017
Unintended Consequences of Sexual Harassment Scandals

strategy+business September 11, 2017
How to Keep Perceived Bias from Holding Back High-Potential Employees

Huffington Post Canada July 19, 2017
Get On-Board With Workplace Diversity Immediately Or Risk Becoming Irrelevant

Bloomberg July 18, 2017
Workers' Trash-Talk Goes Down When Leadership Diversity Goes Up

Fortune, July 13, 2017
Study: Just the Perception of Implicit Bias Takes a Toll on Companies

Huffpost July 12, 2016
Q&A with Ogilvy's Donna Pedro on the Center for Talent Innovation's New Disrupting Bias Report

CNBC July 7, 2015
3 top ways to portray executive presence



Wharton School, Business RadioJuly 21, 2019
Julia Taylor Kennedy on Women@Work

NPR Tell Me MoreMay 22, 2014
In Charge Of Nearly $20 Trillion, Are Women The New Global Players?

For earlier media releases please see our archive page.




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