Author of article Maura Cheeks

Black Women Describe Navigating Race and Gender in the Workplace

Author Maura Cheeks along with Professor Elizabeth Morrison, Vice Dean of Faculty at NYU,  interviewed “10 women of color in order to understand the challenges they face in the workplace, how they cope with those challenges, and how those coping mechanisms affect their chances of long-term success.”

After reading the article check out some TED Talks from 50 talented black women who tell their stories from working in spaces not set up for their success and providing advice and inspiration for a changed world and personal success.

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