“Crazy Rich Asians” is a critical hit and a box office stunner with $34 million in box office receipts the first week reaching broad audiences as the sleek Hollywood adaptation of Kevin Kwan’s bestselling novel directed by Jon M. Chu with an Asian cast. No white Hollywood stars masque
When Michelle Gadsden-Williams starting working in human resources in 1990, the mission in her field was called affirmative action. Now as managing director of North America Inclusion and Diversity at Accenture since July 2017, it’s no longer just “head counting and numbers.” Now, Gad
It all started with lunch and the question, “What do you need?” Lauren Wesley Wilson was 25 and working at the junior level in a communications firm in Washington, D.C. in 2011 when she decided to launch a luncheon series. The goal was a grassroots effort to gather “open and honest” w
It isn’t news that women of color have to work harder, perform better and battle the pervasiveness of white privilege assigned to women in the workplace. But there is new research and insight into strategies to make workplaces more inclusive and create environments for success f
Though we saluted Women’s Equality Day last month, for all women of color their Equal Pay Day—the time it takes to catch up with the earnings of male counterparts—has still not arrived yet this year. While women overall catch up, on average, with male earnings in April, African Americ
If only life was like it appears on TV. Cookie Lyon, played by Taraji P. Henson, is the co-founder of the fictional Empire Entertainment and the roar behind Lyon Dynasty. Anika Calhoun, played by Grace Gealey, is the head of A & R at Empire Entertainment. Pop icon Mariah Carey wil
TAKE THE LEAD prepares, develops, inspires and propels women to take their fair and equal share of leadership positions across all sectors by 2025. It’s today’s women’s movement — a unique catalyst for women to embrace power and reach leadership parity.