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While each board is unique, in general they are taking a more strategic and holistic approach to diversity. by Sachi Vora If you are an influential woman of color aspiring to join a corporate board of directors, now is the time for you to step up your...

Using Power to Advance Your Career by Francine Parham [caption id="attachment_12516" align="alignleft" width="600"] Photo by Deirdre Ryan Photography[/caption] I started my career right out of graduate school, hitting the “corporate trail,” as I call it, knowing that I wanted to succeed. I had plans all along to become an executive....

Taboos lose their power when leaders address them openly, as we’ve seen with issues of race, gender, and sexual orientation. by Nadine O. Vogel Menopause is rarely discussed, although half of the world’s population experiences it at some point. It impacts ciswomen, typically from age 45 to...

Asking for help makes us better at our jobs It’s an unfortunate fact that in the workplace, women of color—Black women in particular—tend to receive less support and encouragement from their managers, according to a 2018 report by LeanIn.Org and McKinsey & Company. Compared with white women, Black women are...

The pandemic creates employment gaps for women. During the winter surge of COVID-19, I presented our department’s annual results to my C-suite leaders. After showing that the team exceeded our goals, I closed the videoconference and sprinted to my screaming baby. On many occasions, I compiled and analyzed...

Our community has dealt with overt and covert biases for generations. It shouldn’t have to take tragedies for the corporate world to see us. By Jane Hyun The model minority myth paints Asian Americans as an achieving, hard-working, and docile demographic that’s overcome barriers to garner success in life....

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