Wendy’s aims to increase diversity among franchisees

Wendy’s has rolled out its “Own Your Opportunity” initiative, designed to recruit a more diverse group of franchisees by making ownership more accessible to women, people of color and other underrepresented groups, the company said. The program includes a plan for Wendy’s to secure sites in underserved areas and build units it will then give […]

Why investing in diversity, equity and inclusion moves our industry forward

As a passionate diversity professional advocating for equity in the marketplace, workplace, workforce and society in general, I have a certain perspective on inclusion and access to the construction industry that may surprise some people. But first, the facts. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, only 10.9% of construction professionals are women, 30% are […]