Does Your Definition of Leadership Exclude Women of Color?
Traditional criteria leave too many qualified leaders behind.
This week, Kamala Harris will take the oath of vice president and step into one of the most powerful jobs in the world, marking a historic moment in our nation’s conception of leadership. As the face and style of leadership changes on the national stage, the pressure for corporate leadership to follow suit will only continue to mount.
Although organizations have promised to “do better,” many have also struggled to identify where to begin. It’s an understandable problem. Dismantling systemic racism and sexism can feel like a daunting, overwhelming endeavor — these issues are deep and pervasive, and they’re much bigger than any one organization.
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