Evaluating Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace with the REDI Index

Determining a company’s workplace values is an important factor when deciding whether or not you’d fit in. To help prospective employees, the Religious Diversity & Inclusion Index assesses which companies are faith-friendly and gauges their attitudes and practices for you to make an informed decision.

By Maryam Mageed
Maryam Mageed
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Know Your Rights: Anti-Discrimination Laws for Natural + Protective Hairstyles

Did you know about the CROWN Act? This law protects against hair-centered racial discrimination in the workplace and also includes expressions of religion to protect those who wear hijabs, turbans or head scarves. Read on to learn more about your rights as worker in the U.S. and the protections that exist.

By Avery Caya
Avery Caya Graduate Assistant, CLAS/Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (They/Them/Theirs)
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Building a Faith-Based Professional Network

For religious college students, it may seem like the journey towards professional success excludes your beliefs, but by building a professional network with individuals who share similar values can help you feel a sense of unity.

By Maryam Mageed
Maryam Mageed
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Religious Accommodations in the Workplace: What Can They Look Like?

Knowing your rights in the workplace is important to make sure you can protect yourself from discrimination based on religion. Learn about different kinds of religious accommodations you can request as an employee.

By Avery Caya
Avery Caya Graduate Assistant, CLAS/Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (They/Them/Theirs)
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Identity & Career Development Survey: Results & Responses

In 2021, the Center for Career Development facilitated an Identity and Career Development survey. The primary focus of the research was identifying unique career experiences facing affinity groups, and ways in which the Career Center can provide support to each group.

By Lisa Famularo
Lisa Famularo Assistant Director, Equity and Inclusion | Pronouns: she/her/hers
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Being Pagan in the Workplace: Know Your Rights

Do you practice a Pagan religion that falls outside of the major world religions? Learn about the rights you have and strategies for addressing discrimination in the workplace.

By Avery Caya
Avery Caya Graduate Assistant, CLAS/Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (They/Them/Theirs)
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Religiously Affiliated Professional Organizations

Professional organizations are associations in which students can reach out to professionals in their field of interest. Professional organizations have mentorship programs, educational initiatives, and internship opportunities available to students. For students who are religious, there are a number of religiously affiliated professional organizations on the Center for …

By Maggie Cummings
Maggie Cummings Career Consulting and Services Intern
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Unitarian Universalist Views of Faith in the Workplace

“How do you express your faith in the work that you do? How do religious values and spiritual practice challenge your work life?

In Democracy in America (1835), Alexis de Toqueville noted the American hunger for a spiritual life. How we …

By Rosemarie C. Smurzynsk
Rosemarie C. Smurzynsk Unitarian Universalist Views of Faith in the Workplace
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The Calling to Work for a Faith-based Organization

Curious about working for a faith-based organization? This interview deep dives with an experienced top corporate brand marketer who switched his career to follow his calling in faith inspired non-profits.

By Chrys Tsilibes
Chrys Tsilibes Assistant Director, Corporate Partner Relations
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Missing Prayers due to Work? Here’s How to Pray Salah at Work!

“Today we’re talking about the mother of all ‘time-management’ strategies… The strategy that was practiced by the Prophet SAW 1400 years ago a 100% of the time… The strategy that he SAW emphasized more than any other in Islam… and …

By Aimen Saifullah
Aimen Saifullah
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