The “Problem” Woman of Colour in the Workplace

The "Problem" Woman of Colour in the Workplace

The “Problem” Woman of Colour in the Workplace
white leadership, Honeymoon: the women of colour feels welcomed, needed, and happy. Tokenized hire. Reality. The woman of colour points out issues within the organization, she tries to work within the organization’s structures and policies, she pushes for accountability. Repetitive injury and microaggressions, responses, the organization denies, ignores and blames. the responsibility of fixing the problem is placed on the woman of colour. people of colour are pitted against each other. denial of racism. target and attack. retaliation, the organization decides the the woman of colour is the problem and targets her
the organization labels the conflict as a “communication issue” or claims that she is not qualified or “not a good fit, the woman of colour exits the organization.