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How To Support Women of Colour in the Workplace

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Women still face unique challenges in the workplace today. However, being a woman of colour (WOC) adds another layer of disadvantage that can make it even more challenging to succeed at work.

It’s time we recognize the systemic barriers standing in the way for WOC. In this article, we’ll explore why it can be more difficult for WOC to succeed in the workplace and how we can come together to support them in the face of injustice, inequity and bias.


  • By

    Mackenzie Patterson, Room for Her

  • Published

    Jan 18, 2023

  • Subject Area
    • Mental Health and Wellness
    • Social Connectedness / Social Isolation
    • Organizational Development
    • Non-profit / Charitable sector
  • Audience
    • Academics
    • Funders
    • Government (Politicians, Policy Makers) and Health Authorities
    • Service Providers (Non-profits, Community Organizations, Local government)
  • Category
    • Organizational development
    • Best Practices
    • Evidence-based & emerging practices
    • Policy, Planning, & Procedures
    • Leadership & Development


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