Combating sexism requires conscious and constant change

An argument broke out on my flight home. Two young professionals, presumably working at a startup, fought about scaling staff and securing funding. A white male lobbed cliches, anecdotes as evidence, lofty numbers between $50 to $100 million; then there was this gem: “You’re the only person who doesn’t understand what I’m trying to say. This is about a big…

D&C marks new era with a public experiment in media

I once worked with a client whose primary message read, “Change inspires innovation.” The words captured the spirit of perseverance through constant — and many times disruptive — change. The message could serve as a mantra within the world of media. For publishers, complacency is no option as consumer behavior and media consumption continues to…

What the Finger Lakes region can learn from Imagine RIT 

This morning, the Rochester Institute of Technology welcomed the community to experience the passion and potential of its students. As RIT president, Dr. Bill Destler, shares with visitors, “We have one common goal today: Let’s inspire the next generation of problem solvers by connecting young people to the wonders of science, technology, engineering, math, and…