Working remotely with team members located in different parts of the world is becoming increasingly commonplace. Frontiers blur and teams become more diverse. Skills required to manage staff working in different time zones and with different customs, cultures and idiosyncrasies.
They barely account for 3% in an industry that needs more diversity. Many of them have reached leadership positions and lead initiatives to promote inclusion of Black women —from girls to those who are already part of the workforce— and support their careers.
Historically, minorities, such as the Afro-American, Black, Hispanic and Asian communities, have been victims of huge inequalities in several environments and contexts. The labor world is one of them.
Organizations such as NACME and Black Girls Code seek to empower communities of color and drive more diversity in science, technology, engineering and mathematics careers.