Crossing the Thinnest Line: How Embracing Diversity--from the Office to the Oscars--Makes America Stronger

Crossing the Thinnest Line: How Embracing Diversity--from the Office to the Oscars--Makes America Stronger

by Lauren Leader-Chivee, Karl Weber (With)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781455539055
Publisher: Center Street
Publication date: 09/20/2016
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

LAUREN LEADER-CHIVÉE is an author, activist, and an expert and advisor on diversity and women's issues. She was recently named one of Fortune's 50 Most Influential Women on Twitter. She is founder and CEO of All In Together, a nonprofit campaign dedicated to engaging American women in politics and civic action.

Table of Contents

Introduction ix

1 From Passion to Purpose 1

2 The Diversity Dividend 18

3 Love Across the Lines 37

4 Past as Prologue 64

5 Demographic Destiny 80

6 Bias Blindness 104

7 Outspread Wings 123

8 Of the People, by the People, for the People 141

9 Unequal Justice 161

10 The Customer Is King and Queen 183

11 Running to Stand Still 201

12 The Myth of Meritocracy 227

13 The Media Mirror 247

14 Transcendence 273

Acknowledgments 285

Notes 289

Index 311

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