Elite companies always ask their employees to “bring their authentic selves to work.” But such a request is detached as all authenticity is not rewarded in the workplace as companies have long been known to enforce dress codes that discriminate against Black people, Muslims, and differently-abled bodies. Non-binary workers are no different.
Representation is one of those tricky things where there’s hardly any middle ground. Even with all of the checks and balances in place, there are victories and there are missteps. But like all things in life, visibility can be layered and complicated.
Written By Kai Deveraux Lawson Growing up, I was exposed to all of the elements…
Four industry leaders give their thoughts on colorism.
Community building is one of the most important parts of any movement particularly one that deals with institutional change, such as increasing the number of Latinx individuals in the communication and tech industries, and creating environments where they feel supported and are apt for growth.
The author of this piece asked us to publish this anonymously. Though they are a…
The disparity between Latinos/as and African Americans versus white and asians is painfully evident in the tech sector. Facebook’s third diversity report reveals that Latinx and African Americans still make up a tiny fraction of the company’s workforce yet they made up 16 and 12 percent of the workforce in 2014.
Networking accounts for as much as 85 percent of currently held jobs, but for too many young Latinxs, it’s not providing the same benefits and opportunities.