Diversity & Inclusion

Browse the latest articles on diversity & inclusion by Aperian Global. Learn why diversity & inclusion are key to organizational success.

“Third Culture Kids” Bridging Divergent Cultures

At Aperian Global, we don’t just consult our clients on the challenges that arise in a cross-cultural setting; we are a living embodiment of the intercultural field. From an American-born Chinese mom balancing clashing cultures while raising twins, or a Japanese-American family dividing time between countries, to a German national who grew up in five […]

In a digital world full of noise and endless new information and data, we at Aperian Global are starting a new (free) service. Thanks to the expertise and experience of our employees, we will be curating note-worthy, thought-provoking content such as articles, books, podcasts and more, for you. Each quarter we’ll share novel content in […]

Blog: Top Five Staff Picks- Noteworthy reads on global talent development

Thanks to the expertise and experience of our employees, we’ve curated a monthly collection of note-worthy, thought-provoking content such as articles, books, podcasts and more. Each month we’ll share novel content in areas related to global talent development, such as global leadership, inclusion & diversity, cultural agility, teaming effectiveness, and much more. This month we’ve […]

Gender Bias Across Borders "Women, we support you"

Research by Diversity Council Australia found that 37% of young fathers seriously considered leaving their workplaces due to a lack of flexibility. Replacing a departing employee can cost as much as 75% of his or her annual salary. Both men and women are more likely to leave an organization that does not support a proactive, […]

Celebrating the Power of Inclusion

May 21st marks the 15th anniversary of The World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue & Development. This special day is a United Nations-sanctioned international holiday celebrating and promoting diversity issues. Learn more about the holiday here. Since cultural diversity plays such a big role in the work that we do, we as an organization, like […]

Noteworthy Reads on Inclusion & Diversity - October 2017

In a digital world full of noise and endless new information and data, we at Aperian Global are starting a new (free) service. Thanks to the expertise and experience of our employees, we will be curating note-worthy, thought-provoking content such as articles, books, podcasts and more, for you. Each month we’ll share novel content in […]

workplace functional diversity

We recently ran an inclusion & diversity workshop that focused on bringing the tech and non-tech functions in the organization to collaborate better together. Early on in the day, our facilitator posed a seemingly simple question to the group: “How would you describe the group that you do not belong to?” The purpose was to […]

Women in Tech: The Impact of Gender Diversity in IT

Post by Aperian Global Director of Consulting, Janet Mi based in Shanghai, China Over dinner, my husband, who works in the Shanghai office of an internationally-known mobile gaming company, tells me that he’s recruiting for a scrum master and interestingly, the female candidates impressed him more than the male candidates. Wait – what does a […]

Take bold action and make a big difference! This International Women's Day explore how senior leadership teams can effectively reach gender parity.

Should we really wait the predicted 170 years it will take to reach gender parity (estimated by the World Economic Forum)? The International Women’s Day (#IWD2017) is a forum and reminder to drive change. This year’s motto #beboldforchange drives us to think beyond raising awareness. Instead it urges us to become change catalysts and join […]

Inclusive Leadership: Now More than Ever

By Ernest Gundling, Managing Partner, Aperian Global “I have lived in America for fifteen years, ever since coming for graduate school, but now for the first time I am afraid.” Asim is a manager for a hi-tech company who has been living in the USA for most of his adult life. He considers it his […]