Deepa Purushothaman, Deborah M. Kolb, Hanna Riley Bowles and Valerie Purdie-Greenaway | Harvard Business Review, 2022 | Article
“Negotiating as a Woman of Color”
Negotiating should be seen as a tool to overcome barriers and solve problems; however, many women of color (WOC) view it as a privilege and often overlook the leverage they have available to them. What can WOC do if they feel cornered into saying yes or feel guilty saying no when what’s being asked of them is not in their best interest?
Deepa Purushothaman and Lisen Stromberg | Harvard Business Review, 2022 | Article
“Leaders, Stop Rewarding Toxic Rock Stars”
“Toxic rock stars,” or bullies who evade consequences because they deliver results, can ruin the workplace experience for most employees, but they’re particularly harmful to women of color.
Minda Harts | Seal Press, 2021 | Book
Right Within: How to Heal from Racial Trauma in the Workplace
Right Within offers strategies for women of color to speak up during racialized moments with managers and clients, work through past triggers they may not even know still cause pain, and reframe past career disappointments as opportunities to grow into a new path.
nFormation | Explore
This research is the truth for women of color at work. It is the research paper that we reference in our TED Talk. We captured the voices of 1,500+ WOC on why current corporate systems fail to enable WOC to reach their full potential.