The Asian Monolith Myth

The Asian Monolith Myth

By Khudai Tanveer | May 26, 2021 What do you expect to see during API Heritage Month? Who do you expect to see during API Heritage Month? For the last six years of my life, I have sat on every API Heritage Committee meeting that I have come across. It is not because I...
My Journey Breaking Through The Bamboo Ceiling

My Journey Breaking Through The Bamboo Ceiling

By Princess Clemente | May 21, 2021 When I was in college, my classmates in a Women in Leadership class often addressed the “glass ceiling” women face in attaining leadership and managerial roles. After Kamala Harris shattered glass by becoming the first female, first...
Cook Ross Celebrates Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Cook Ross Celebrates Indigenous Peoples’ Day

By Adriana Rojas | October 6th, 2020 “Every Native American is a survivor, an anomaly, a surprise on earth. We were all slated for extinction before the march of progress. But surprise, we are progress. What was apparent to Native people long ago—the...
Inclusive Leadership: A Map to Weather The Storm

Inclusive Leadership: A Map to Weather The Storm

By Eric Peterson | May 22, 2020 Since I joined Cook Ross six and a half years ago – and indeed, throughout my 20-year career – I’ve spoken to a lot of business leaders about Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility (IDEA). Most of them are eager to hear what I...
It Will Work: Starbucks Gets it Right

It Will Work: Starbucks Gets it Right

I’ve read several pieces that express an opinion that the training day at Starbucks “won’t work.” I am reminded that one person or organization can significantly contribute to change; it was one woman, Rosa Parks, who galvanized the Civil Rights Movement; it was one...