Tag: Diversity

Gabriel is the 1st Filipina American crowned Miss Universe

R’Bonney Gabriel becomes 1st Filipina American crowned Miss Universe R’Bonney Gabriel has made history as the first Filipina American to be named Miss Universe. “Filipinos are so happy. They are just over the moon about it,” Gabriel said Monday of the reception to her groundbreaking win on “Good Morning America.” “It’s a huge win for the community and just representation.…

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Meet Kavi—the First South Asian American Girl Doll

Meet Kavi—the First South Asian American Girl Doll Meet Kavi—the First South Asian American Girl Doll By Pooja Shah American Girl unveiled its 2023 Girl of the Year: Kavika (“Kavi”) Sharma. Retailing at $115, Kavi has made history as the first South Asian American doll, aligning with the company’s goal to create products that spotlight examples from diverse backgrounds and cultural roots. “Kavi joins…

New Initiative Promotes Diversity Across Sectors In Italy

New initiative promotes diversity across sectors in Italy The founder of the Afro Fashion Association in Italy says she is launching awards recognizing the achievements of minorities in Italian society, to promote greater diversity and inclusion By Colleen Barry, Associated Press MILAN — The founder of the Afro Fashion Association in Italy on Thursday said she is launching awards recognizing the achievements of…

Delta Air Lines Promotes Diversity With New Stock Images

Delta Air Lines Promotes Diversity With New Stock Images The “Faces of Travel” initiative includes a 100-image library that reflects a more diverse view of travelers. By Claretta Bellamy Delta Air Lines is working to fix the lack of minority faces in travel advertising.  The airline released a new photo library Wednesday called “Faces of Travel,” which contains 100 images that reflect…

The Challenges & Impact of Black Representation in Film & TV

The Challenges & Impact of Black Representation in Film & TV New research reveals the barriers that Black talent in the film and TV industry faces, the economic fallout, and solutions for creating a more inclusive, equitable workforce. By Jonathan Dunn, Sheldon Lyn, Nony Onyeador, and Ammanuel Zegeye Movies and television are often an escape from and a reflection of life unfolding. They also…