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How Forbes is helping underrepresented groups and businesses

March 4, 2021

Posted by Chris Roush

Mariah Cooper of Campaign US writes about how Forbes is elevating the voices of underrepresented businesses and nonprofits through Forbes EQ.

Cooper writes, “In partnership with the Diversity Marketing Consortium, Forbes EQ selects nonprofits and for-profit participants to share their stories, expertise and thought leadership on the platform. Forbes looks for organizations that cover key areas around education, awareness, justice and reform, and health and wellness.

“The initiative kicks off with two nonprofits, Management Leadership for Tomorrow and the National Diversity Council, and three for-profit participants, including Malomo, Lumin and Cashdrop, which will run content on Forbes for six months.

“Forbes EQ is an extension of Forbes’ Representation & Inclusion practice, launched in early 2020 as marketers began to demand more diversity and inclusion in their messages and among their staff. Understanding this need, Forbes sought to engage with diverse communities on meaningful discussions.”

Read more here.

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