Tuesday, 23 April 2019

Tag Archives: diversity

US fashion group calls for more diversity in model size

NEW YORK: A trade group representing hundreds of America’s designers has called on the fashion industry to showcase women of greater size diversity, such as plus-size models Ashley Graham and Candice Huffine. Graham, of Nebraska, in 2016 became the first plus-size model to make the cover of “Sports Illustrated.” She ...

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Beauty is beyond size: Ashley Graham

LONDON: Model Ashley Graham says beauty is “beyond size” and has urged people to “stay loud” to encourage fashion and beauty brands to take more plus-size models on for their campaigns. The 30-year-old model was thrilled to be the first plus-size model to be cast for a beauty brand and ...

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Bank of England pay gap caused by shortage of women

LONDON: The Bank of England has defended its efforts to boost diversity despite unveiling a gender pay gap of 21%. While the Bank’s male and female staff are paid the same, the higher proportion of men in senior positions means there is a gap in the average hourly earnings. On ...

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Fired Google engineer says company executives smeared him

LONDON: The former Google engineer, whose controversial memo has triggered a wider debate on gender differences and diversity efforts in technology, defended his views in an interview on Wednesday, saying company executives are smearing him in its wake. James Damore, who until Monday worked as an engineer on video and ...

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