Half of Black women in senior management have resigned ‘due to racism at work’

Half of Black women in senior management have resigned ‘due to racism at work’

Worryingly, half (50%) of the Black women surveyed who are in senior management positions have resigned due to racially related unfair or uncivil treatment. While 38% do not believe they earn the same as their non-Black female colleagues performing the same job.
if(window.adverts) { adverts.addToArray({“pos”: “mpu_mobile_top”}) }if(window.adverts) { adverts.addToArray({“pos”: “mpu_tablet”}) }The wide-ranging report, titled Black Women in The UK Workplace was commissioned by BWIL Network to address the lack of data and information on the lived experiences of Black women working in corporate organisations in the UK.
Interestingly, the study also found that four in seven (58%) Black women reported having a mentor or sponsor at work. Sponsorship remains a vital tool for career advancement and the results show a relatively low population of Black women that have access to this.

https://metro.co.uk/2022/02/22/half-of-black-women-in-senior-roles-have-resigned-due-to-racism-16148120/

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