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Good for business: Charlotte region ranks in top 15% for diversity

Sept. 7. With the Supreme Court recently blocking some of President Biden’s immigration reform policies, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2022’s Most & Least Ethnically Diverse Cities. Charlotte came in at No. 75 out of 500 US cities—and the most diverse in North Carolina. To identify the most ethnically diverse places […]


Workplaces recognized for diversity, disability/equality

July 20. Diversity MBA Magazine’s new rankings of Best Places to Work put Atrium and Novant at the top of various categories. Atrium Health was the No. 1 company nationwide for Women and Diverse Managers across all industries. Novant scored eighth place—with both NC-based healthcare providers besting companies like Clorox, Cigna and GE. Disability/equality rankings […]

Forbes, Human Rights Campaign recognize Novant for diversity efforts

April 27. Novant Health has been recognized as a leader in LGBTQ healthcare equality by the Human Rights Campaign and one of the nation’s best employers for diversity. “We have consciously worked to embed diversity, inclusion, equity and belonging into our organization,” said Carmen Canales, senior vice president and chief people officer, Novant Health. Among […]

Charlotte Asian Festival's Dragon Boat race. COURTESY OF ANDREA LEE

Asian Festival, complete with Dragon Boat races, returning to Cornelius

March 23. The Asian Festival & Dragon Boat Race, postponed from May 2020 to October and then cancelled entirely for last year, comes back Oct. 16 to Ramsey Creek Park. A long-standing spring tradition in Cornelius, the event brings Dragon Boat races and thousands of foodies together to celebrate Asian cultures, diversity, ethnicity, roots and […]


Unemployment hurting women more than men

Aug. 19. In late 2019, a headline in The Hill trumpeted the fact that women made up the majority of the workforce. What a difference a little more than six months makes. A recent LaborIQ analysis conducted by ThinkWhy noted that, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics May 2020 numbers, women’s unemployment rate stood at 14.3% versus 11.9% […]