D&I Weekly News Round Up: Gender equality, Racial profiling, and more

Welcome to the latest edition of our Diversity & Inclusion News Round-Up. Today we are talking about Bloomberg’s 2023 Gender-Equality Index, gender bias in internet searches, racial profiling, and a new #PrideAllYear advert from Doritos.
Apr 26, 2023 12:10 PM ET
Caroline Berns smiling at the camera in an office setting.

Originally published by Ericsson

By Caroline Berns Head of Diversity & Inclusion and Talent Acquisition, MMEA

Gender equality

Bloomberg just released its latest edition of the Gender-Equality Index, covering 484 companies in 45 countries and across 54 industries. The index tracks the performance of public companies that disclose their efforts to support gender equality – and for the first time also covered other areas, including LGBTQ+, race, and ethnicity, in the framework.

Racial profiling

Last year, 9-year-old Bobbi Wilson was busy working on an insect project in her neighbourhood, when a neighbour called the police on her. Yale University now officially honoured the young scientist for her efforts to eradicate invasive lanternflies. Read more here.


Correct the internet” just launched a new campaign to raise awareness about gender bias in internet searches, and increase the visibility of women in sports. Watch the video!


Bold Love” is the latest advert from Doritos Mexico as part of the #PrideAllYear platform, which aims to give visibility to the LGBTQ+ community beyond Pride month. Watch the video!