Futurist Chris Herd recently tweeted “Remote work should be the best DEI initiative in history. Single parents, people caring for others, health conditions or impairments = office impossible. Everyone should be able to access the best opportunity + it not relying on access to office.”
True, in theory. While remote work offers an opportunity to make the workplace more diverse, equitable and inclusive, there are also significant hurdles to overcome to ensure no one is left behind.