11.08.2018

Here’s Why Black Women Are Having A Hard Time Moving Up The Corporate Ladder

Here’s Why Black Women Are Having A Hard Time Moving Up The Corporate Ladder Getty Images

We already know the trials and tribulations of “living while Black” but did you know working, as a Black woman, is also a thing too?

It’s no secret that a lack of gender and racial diversity in the workplace is a problem numerous companies and industries struggle with (see: Hollywood). Though, according to a recent study, when it comes to Black women in the workplace, progress in some cases stops altogether.

According to the 2018 Women in The Workplace survey from LeanIn.org and McKinsey & Co., when it comes to moving up the ladder in the workplace, Black women experience more hurdles and challenges than any other demographic.

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