Jan 1, 2018

It’s Not You, It’s Me? How Intersectionality and Unconscious Bias Are Affecting Women’s Advancement

Explore Linkage’s latest research that exposes the connection between race, gender and the advancement of women aspiring for leadership.

Breaking down the ties between intersectionality and the biases women in the workplace are subjected to.

In this recording, Linkage’s former EVP of Consulting, Jill Ihsanullah, Ph.D., discusses the struggles many women are still facing in today’s workforce, and how discrimination in the workplace is more rampant for individuals whose identities overlap or “intersect” with a number of marginalized classes such as race, gender, age, ethnicity, health and other characteristics.

With this recording, you will:

  • Discuss the challenges faced by women leaders
  • Go over expectations and biases, particularly the Double Bind that women face, and key competencies to advance
  • Dive into the data from Linkage’s research that demonstrates specific positive and negative biases toward women who identify in five different ethnic and racial groups
  • Discuss implications for leadership development

Download this recording to gain a better understanding of the role intersectionality plays in the daily challenges and biases women face.

Your Host

Jill Ihsanullah

Jill Ihsanullah

For over 25 years, Jill has specialized in working with organizations all over the globe in building values, people systems, and leadership experiences that accelerate the development and commitment of women while also enlarging talent pipelines. She developed Linkage’s Women in Leadership assessment as well as our Advancing Women organizational assessment and framework.