Episode 21: Tackling Racism at Work


This episode, we’re joined by Y-Vonne Hutchinson, CEO and founder of ReadySet. She shares helpful knowledge for marginalized individuals and allies to understand power dynamics and be successful in the workplace.

Learn more about  Y-Vonne’s recently published book, How To Talk To Your Boss About Race, Speaking Up Without Getting Shut Downamzn.to/3N8cMrF

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