Vaulting the Color Bar: How Sponsorship Levers Multicultural Professionals into Leadership

Vaulting the Color Bar: How Sponsorship Levers Multicultural Professionals into Leadership

by Sylvia Ann Hewlett, Maggie Jackson
     
 

An era of vibrant diversity is rewriting our culture, schools, workplaces and history. But more than a decade into the twenty-first century, talent of color are not breaking into the top executive ranks in numbers proportionate to their achievements and demographic mass. To move past lingering bias and subtle exclusion, people of color need the powerful advocacy of…  See more details below

Overview

An era of vibrant diversity is rewriting our culture, schools, workplaces and history. But more than a decade into the twenty-first century, talent of color are not breaking into the top executive ranks in numbers proportionate to their achievements and demographic mass. To move past lingering bias and subtle exclusion, people of color need the powerful advocacy of sponsorship. This robust relationship capital drives engagement and retention, fostering workplaces of inclusion, authenticity and innovation. Sponsorship levers talent of color and syncs progressive organizations with a rapidly diversifying world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781940207421
Publisher:
Rare Bird Books
Publication date:
02/10/2014
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
126
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

Sylvia Ann Hewlett: Sylvia Ann Hewlett is an economist and the founding president of the Center for Work-Life Policy, a non-profit think tank where she chairs the "Hidden Brain Drain," a task force of 67 global companies committed to global talent innovation.
Maggie Jackson: Vice President and Senior Fellow at the Center for Talent Innovation, helps lead the publication division.
Maggie Jackson: Maggie Jackson: Maggie Jackson, Vice President and Senior Fellow at the Center for Talent Innovation (formerly Center for Work-Life Policy) leads key research projects. She is an award-winning journalist known for her coverage of US social issues, author, and former Boston Globe columnist.
Ellis Cose: Ellis Cose: Ellis Cose, Senior Fellow at the Center for Talent Innovation (formerly Center for Work-Life Policy) is involved with CTI's multicultural research. He was a longtime columnist and contributing editor for Newsweek magazine and a former chairman at the New York Daily News.
Courtney Emerson: Courtney Emerson: Courtney Emerson, Research Associate at the Center for Talent Innovation (formerly Center for Work-Life Policy) collaborated on numerous research studies and was involved in key projects on retention, engagement, and advancement of top talent for Sylvia Ann Hewlett Associates, LLC.

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