Building a supportive environment for women of color requires a holistic approach that involves education, mentorship, equal opportunities and an overall commitment to inclusion. When women of color feel valued and supported, their talents and contributions can flourish, benefiting individuals and the organization.
Cultivating Cultural Awareness
A cornerstone of empowering women of color in the workplace is nurturing cultural awareness among all employees.
The National Center for Cultural Competence (NCCC) characterizes cultural awareness as being aware, observant and mindful of commonalities and distinctions within and between various cultural groups.