The discussion of diversity in the workplace must be intersectional.
“Everybody has multiple identities. You’re a woman, a parent, a gay, a disabled person, and of Hispanic origin, so which group do you go to?” Read this article on how organizations are responding.
There is a profound impact of gender discrimination in the workplace. One study that included almost 1,800 American women found that gender discrimination at work had a highly negative impact on women’s health over time. See a full discussion of the impact of gender bias in the workplace here.
Women leaders bring important skills to the workplace, and yet are still significantly underrepresented in high level leadership positions. This study outlines some of important findings about women’s leadership.
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