Quantum Impact is on a mission to help global development organizations build the most inclusive teams possible. Evidence shows that more diverse and inclusive teams are more productive. Productive teams in turn can create greater social impact globally.
Angela Bruce-Raeburn of the Global Health Advocacy Incubator explains what the evidence — and personal experience — reveals about the lack of black women in global development leadership.
A woman leader recalls the experience that helped her overcome her inhibitions and pursue an overseas chief of party position.
A well-educated young professional struggles to break into the development field without having worked in a developing country context, although she herself is an immigrant from a Latin American country.
What women wear to work can often feel like a tightrope walk, where it’s all too easy to make a misstep and become the subject of scrutiny by co-workers – male and female.
A woman development worker is forced to leave a prestigious junior professionals program prematurely due to unwanted sexual harassment from her superior.
A woman of color early in her professional career is the target of sexual advances by a male mentor who she is seeking support from for job opportunities
White co-workers assume that because a colleague is black she must work in maintenance instead of a professional position. Accompanying analysis looks at the harmful effects of unconscious bias on the workplace.
A mid-career woman tries unsuccessfully to close the wage gap between she and her male colleague. Accompanying analysis looks at how to equalize salaries in your organization
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