The technology industry has a long history of diversity challenges. Women, older workers, and people of color are especially disadvantaged when it comes to advancing into leadership positions or gaining traction as startup founders.
Microaggressions in the workplace can take a significant emotional toll. Antisemitic microaggressions are all too common, as antisemitism and antisemitism attacks have seen an increase in recent years. Learn common microaggressions to be aware of and avoid.
Understand why commenting on or complimenting a Black coworker’s hair can make them uncomfortable or feel alienated from the team. Consider the importance and benefits of focusing your interest and praise on your Black colleagues’ work performance, rather than their hairstyles.