"You have to be inspired yourself to really believe what's in your heart so that you can shine that energy, and others can feel it," Marcelo said.
It’s hard to raise your voice when you’re underrepresented in a certian industry or company. But according to Diane Yu, Better.com’s new CTO, it’s an essential skill for leaders to build. Yu has learned over the years to overcome the self-doubt to share her opinion. Visit Insider’s homepage for more […]
Denise LeGree is a 58-year-old poll worker in Gwinnett County, Georgia, a suburban county of Atlanta. Votes in the state are still being counted. After a stint as a poll watcher during the 2008 election, LeGree decided to work the polls in 2020, devoting her time to helping set up […]
VernÄ Myers is the vice president of inclusion strategy at Netflix, where she spearheads inclusion and equity initiatives and manages a team of inclusion experts worldwide. Myers shares her struggles combatting bias among employees and the pushback she received for using terms like “oppression,” “white supremacy,” and “anti-blackness” to describe […]
Sign up here to receive our newsletter Gender at Work in your inbox twice a month. The novel coronavirus pandemic and ensuing recession have affected workers across the country. BIPOC women (BIPOC stands for Black, indigenous, and people of colour) have been hit especially hard. The obstacles blocking BIPOC women […]
The debate between US Vice President Mike Pence and Sen. Kamala Harris is Wednesday night. If elected, Harris would be the first woman and the first woman of colour to serve as vice president. Because she represents multiple firsts, there’s meaningful pressure on Harris to succeed – and there’s been […]
The killing of George Floyd, as well as President Trump’s recent decision to tear gas protestors for a photo opportunity in front of a church, has sparked public conversation on police reform. The overwhelming majority of Americans agree there needs to be at least some police reform in the US, […]