Women of Color

Nonprofits are holding back women of color leaders

A new report examines the barriers faced by women of color in the nonprofit sector. About 4,000 nonprofit professionals took part in the 40-page study, which was conducted by Ofronama...

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Women of Color

4 charts that show the bias against women of color at nonprofits

Biases against women and people of color work together to keep women of color underpaid and out of leadership...

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Women of Color

Women of Color Face Racial, Gender Barriers to Nonprofit Advancement

Women of color in the nonprofit sector face systemic barriers to professional advancement over and above those faced by white women and men of color, a report from the Building...

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Women of Color

Women of Color Face Barriers to Salaries and Promotions, Report Says

Tonya Covington, an African-American woman who has worked at a variety of nonprofits in New Mexico for decades, recalls five or six times in her career when she trained white...

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Women of Color Shouldn’t Face So Many Hurdles to Leadership. Here’s What We Can All Do.

A new analysis of a study conducted by Building Movement Project, called "Race to Lead," shows that women of color working in nonprofits experience persistent barriers to advancement and often...

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Women of Color

Building Movement Project Releases Report on Race and Gender in Nonprofits

Report finds that racial and gender biases, not lack of experience or talent, blocks advancement for women of...

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WOC Key Finding #4- mentorship

Women of Color were least likely to report receiving mentorship at their jobs, and were most likely to seek mentors outside of...

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WOC Key Finding #3- frustrations with inadequate salaries.

Women of Color were most likely to report frustrations with inadequate...

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WOC Key Finding #6- gender negative impact

Women of Color were most likely to respond that gender had a negative impact on their career...

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WOC Key Finding #5- race negative impact

Women of Color were most likely to respond that race had a negative impact on their career...

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