“According to several studies, diversity benefits innovation and the bottom line in the following ways:
- Increased sales revenue, more customers, bigger market share
- Higher-than-average profitability
- Greater return on equity and return to shareholders
- Greater potential for creativity, sharing of knowledge, task fulfillment
In addition, groups with greater diversity solve complex problems better and faster than homogeneous groups.”
She is one of the Keynote speakers at TNC15 Connected Communities Conference in Portugal beginning on June 15th.
Avis’s topic will be Unconscious Biases: Addressing Stealth Barriers to Innovation & Productivity.