3 Words That Opened My Mind to a New Meaning of Diversity & Inclusion

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3 Words That Opened My Mind to a New Meaning of Diversity & Inclusion

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Talk about #IWD2018 inspiration! @sonakhosla VP Marketing @benevity describes the moment it became clear to her that diversity and inclusion is just as much about the differences on the inside as it is about the differences on the outside. Read more: http://bit.ly/2tnNXVf

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Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 9:55am

Visibly, I’m a minority female in a leadership position at a tech company. So you might think I know a thing or two about diversity and inclusion in the workplace (affectionately known as D&I). Admittedly, I’m no expert and I haven’t read very much of the literature on this topic. But I have a few experiences of my own that I’ve been sitting on and thought was time to share. 

In the past…Have I been passed over for a promotion because a man was given the job I could do? Yep. Has someone been surprised that I speak English so well when I opened my mouth? I hadn’t thought about it until someone recently said something. Has a male boss taken credit for my work?

CONTINUE READING TO FIND ALL THE ANSWERS, INCLUDING WHICH THREE WORDS FOREVER CHANGED HER.