Women of Color

Equity in Pursuit of Excellence: Why the Social Sector Needs Bold Strokes

In the 1970 pamphlet entitled Double Jeopardy: To Be Black and Female, Frances Beale said that “In attempting to analyze the situation of the black woman in America, one crashes...

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Nonprofit HR’s 2019 Women to Watch

In recognition of Women’s History Month, Nonprofit HR honors eleven women ushering us into a brighter future! In their own unique ways, they are making their corners of the world...

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What Nonprofits Must Do to Eliminate Barriers Faced by Women of Color

By virtually every measure – including number of registered organizations, total employment, and overall social and economic impact – the nation’s nonprofit sector continues to grow in size and influence....

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Race to Lead: Women of Color in the Nonprofit Sector

A new report following up on the ground-breaking 2017 Nonprofits, Leadership and Race Survey from the Building Movement Project shows that the nonprofit sector places particular burdens on women of...

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New Research Looks at Unique Challenges of Women of Color in the Sector

New research always makes headlines, but as an organization that is committed to results-driven decision making, racial equity, and nonprofit leadership and capacity, we pay particular attention to new work...

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Report Identifies Barriers to Nonprofit Advancement for Women of Color

In a new report by the Building Movement Project, researchers uncovered something many women of color in the nonprofit sector intuitively know and find intimately familiar: Due to gender and...

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Study: Women of Color Face Systemic Challenges in Nonprofit Careers

A new report from the Building Movement Project’s Race to Lead program says persistent bias continues to hold back women of color from rising up the nonprofit career...

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The Systemic Obstacles Women of Color Encounter in the Nonprofit World

Women of color face systemic obstacles to their advancement over and above the barriers faced by white women and men of color, according to a new report by the Building...

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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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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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