Equity and diversity tax

Diversity tax is arguably that which drives people from historically underrepresented or marginalised groups to constantly give more than what the job may expect of everyone. This operates within a psychological framing where what they do may never be good enough or match that of what those belonging from privileged groups put in. 

Creating a sense of belonging

As organisations harness the potential of a salad bowl of demographic profiles (diversity), they need to create safe spaces and provide enabling mechanisms for people to confidently celebrate who they are and be affirmed of their value in the organisation (inclusion).

I’m brown. And that is fine.

This skin colour stereotyping permeated geography. The farther away one lived from the capital, Manila, the “browner” the attributes assigned to that person got. Expect then to be at the farthest end of the brown spectrum when Google Maps fails to show the coordinates of your location.