by Melony Forcier · 04 Aug 2020 · 7 min read
I've worked in Human Resources for nearly a decade, and throughout all my roles, I've passionately incorporated diversity initiatives to help make companies more inclusive. Recently, many businesses have made public pledges around diversity in the wake of the Black Lives Matter protests. Statements are one small step in the right direction, but much more needs to be done.
Women have been marginalized throughout the years in many aspects, especially when it comes to job opportunities. Some people think that females are not built for work because they lack the physical and mental strength. They fail to see that women have made history and shared in the success of many countries, so how are they still seen as unequal?