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We are a resource to the national and business media. Our thought leaders and research findings are frequently featured in major media outlets such as Harvard Business Review, the Financial Times, Forbes, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and the Washington Post.

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Media Kit for What Majority Men Really Think About D&I: And How to Engage Them in It

Press Release

Key Findings

Experts Available for Interviews

Belonging Q&A with Lead Researchers

Case Studies


Media Kit for The Power of Belonging: What It Is and Why It Matters in Today's Workplace

Press Release

Key Findings

Experts Available for Interviews

Belonging Q&A with Lead Researchers

Case Studies


Media Kit for Being Black
in Corporate America

Press Release

Key Findings

Q&A with the Researchers Behind Being Black in Corporate America

Downloadable Infographic

Please credit: Center for Talent Innovation


Recommended Reading
(from Being Black in Corporate America)

What is Systemic Racism?
(from Race Forward) 

Being Color Brave Discussion Guide 
(from PwC’s Color Brave) 

The 1619 Project 
(multimedia project by The New York Times)

Downloadable Diversity and Inclusion Timeline
diversity and inclusion timeline thumbnail
A timeline of the D&I (Diversity & Inclusion) movement from the Civil Rights Era to the present day. Print on 11 x 17 paper.

Get the Diversity & Inclusion Timeline in a Powerpoint


Social Media Stream



CTI in the News

Bloomberg Businessweek, June 25, 2020
Irvin on Breaking the Silence at Work (Podcast)

The Wall Street Journal, June 12, 2020
Three Questions With the Center for Talent Innovation's Lanaya Irvin on Talking About Race at Work
This article is based on a podcast. Listen here.

Business Insider, May 8, 2020
How Employers Can Use Pandemic to Create Diverse, Inclusive Workplace

Scientific American, March. 22, 2020
The Good News about Women and STEM

Fortune, Feb. 24, 2020
Steps companies can take to make the workplace better for black employees

Medium, Feb. 3, 2020
Are You Unsettled By a Lack of Diversity at Work? Here’s What to Do

The Atlantic, Jan. 11, 2020
NFL Owners Have a Problem With Coaches of Color

HBR, Jan. 5, 2020
5 Strategies for Creating an Inclusive Workplace

CNBC, Dec. 13, 2019
Report : Corporate America's diversity efforts fail black employees

NBC News , Dec. 11, 2019
Blacks in corporate America still largely invisible, study finds

CBS News , Dec. 10, 2019
Why so many black business professionals are missing from the C-suite

Marketplace / NPR, Dec. 10, 2019
Corporate America's diversity and inclusion falls short for black employees - Marketplace

Forbes, Dec. 10, 2019
The Dearth Of Black CEOs: How Corporate Diversity Initiatives Ignore People Of Color

theGrio, Dec. 10, 2019
Black people occupy only 3.2% of top exec positions in corporate world

TheRoot, Dec. 10, 2019
New Study Confirms What We Already Knew: Being Black in Corporate America Is Not for the Weak

New York Times, Dec. 9, 2019
Study Examines Why Black Americans Remain Scarce in Executive Suites

New York Times (Dealbook), Dec. 9, 2019
A lack of racial diversity in the top ranks

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

Wharton School, Business Radio, July 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 Journal, March 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 Times, January 13, 2019
Favouritism: the office vice that will never disappear

Fortune, January 10, 2019
Sponsors Choose Protégés Who Are Like Themselves

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

Forbes, January 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 Radio, July 21, 2019
Julia Taylor Kennedy on Women@Work

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

For earlier media releases please see our archive page.


Past Press Releases

August 4, 2020–What Do White Men Really Think About Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace? New national study of US college-educated professional men delivers surprising findings.

November 13, 2019–Center for Talent Innovation Names Sandra Rice as Senior Vice President for Outreach and Strategic Partnerships

February 19, 2020–CTI Names Lanaya Irvin as President: A Corporate Leader with a Track Record in Global Equities and Diversity and Inclusion.

November 13, 2019–Center for Talent Innovation Names Sandra Rice as Senior Vice President for Outreach and Strategic Partnerships

January 8, 2019–Senior Leaders are Misunderstanding the Role of Sponsorship—and Missing Out on its Rewards

October 9, 2018–CTI study finds solutions to improve gender equality in the STEM fields

July 11, 2017–The Pervasiveness of Sexual Harassment in Today’s White-Collar Workplace

October 12, 2017–A Talent Pool That Many Companies Neglect: Employees with Disabilities

November 14, 2017–Senior leaders in Canada rarely build the mutually beneficial alliance that CTI has termed sponsorship with professionals of any background

July 12, 2017–Who perceives bias, what bias costs corporations, and how to reduce it—CTI study offers answers

June 8, 2017–Silence on Societal Racial Tensions Carries Costs for Businesses, According to CTI Study

For more research, please visit our Research and Insights page.