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From the Ted Talk by Rha Goddess and Deepa Purushothaman: 4 ways to redefine power at work to include women of color

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RG: Another iarpontmt takeaway from the research is that wemon of color are corporate America’s greatest underutilized resource and yet we could be your greatest competitive advantage. We understand diversity because we've had to nitvgaae a world that never had our success in mind. We are inherently culturally cetnomept because we've had to be. And our lived experiences make us natural-born leaders. iagmine what it's like to be the first in your family to make a start in a new country or to be one of a few to raise three kids as a single parent while you work and go to shocol. Or to be an only in euietcvxe leadership in a company that employs thousands. Women of color have had to overcome so much just to be in the running, and we've been successful because of these experiences, not in spite of. ctipoonoarrs, we are your innovators. Give us opportunities to lead beyond DE and I, in product dpleenvomet, marketing, finance and engineering. Go beyond your usual suspects. Take the time to see us and learn about our unique qualities and lived experiences. We are your tutrh tellers, baby,

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RG: Another _________ takeaway from the research is that _____ of color are corporate America’s greatest underutilized resource and yet we could be your greatest competitive advantage. We understand diversity because we've had to ________ a world that never had our success in mind. We are inherently culturally _________ because we've had to be. And our lived experiences make us natural-born leaders. _______ what it's like to be the first in your family to make a start in a new country or to be one of a few to raise three kids as a single parent while you work and go to ______. Or to be an only in _________ leadership in a company that employs thousands. Women of color have had to overcome so much just to be in the running, and we've been successful because of these experiences, not in spite of. ____________, we are your innovators. Give us opportunities to lead beyond DE and I, in product ___________, marketing, finance and engineering. Go beyond your usual suspects. Take the time to see us and learn about our unique qualities and lived experiences. We are your _____ tellers, baby,

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RG: Another important takeaway from the research is that women of color are corporate America’s greatest underutilized resource and yet we could be your greatest competitive advantage. We understand diversity because we've had to navigate a world that never had our success in mind. We are inherently culturally competent because we've had to be. And our lived experiences make us natural-born leaders. Imagine what it's like to be the first in your family to make a start in a new country or to be one of a few to raise three kids as a single parent while you work and go to school. Or to be an only in executive leadership in a company that employs thousands. Women of color have had to overcome so much just to be in the running, and we've been successful because of these experiences, not in spite of. Corporations, we are your innovators. Give us opportunities to lead beyond DE and I, in product development, marketing, finance and engineering. Go beyond your usual suspects. Take the time to see us and learn about our unique qualities and lived experiences. We are your truth tellers, baby,

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