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The importance of sponsorship

I’ve recently listened to Carla Harris’ TED talk “How to find a person who can help you get ahead at work”. In it she speaks about the importance of having sponsors who help advance your career. I believe that sponsorship at work is fundamental, especially for people from minority groups. In this article I will […]

Over the rainbow

Over the rainbow

In the last years rainbows, and other Pride-themed logos, have become icons that more and more companies incorporate into their products, merchandising, social media, especially during Pride month (June). The increase in visibility of the LGBTQ2IA+community is a great thing. However, it is important to support the colourful symbolism with policies and practices that foster […]

Find your voice

Encuentra tu voz

Our current generations come from a time when all leaders were men. It makes sense, then, that when we think of a leader, we picture him with “male characteristics”: wearing a suit, being loud, strong, and assertive. Of course, these male characteristics are stereotypical, they are culturally constructed and part of our unconscious bias. This […]

White privilege

Privilegio blanco

I’ll start this article with a caveat: I’m a white privileged woman. I do not and probably will never fully understand how hard life is for other people. Having said that and acknowledging that I might not be the best suited person to write an article about white privilege, I think it is important that […]

Diversity AND Inclusion

Diversidad E inclusión

Often, we use the term D&I as if it was a single concept. It is not (and doing so minimizes the importance of each term). Recognising that Diversity and Inclusion are two separate terms is fundamental to properly address them, so that they can then interact and create better workplaces. We need both. ⦁ Diversity […]

Unconscious bias

Sesgos inconscientes

Unconscious bias is one of the most damaging problems a workplace can face. It is also one of the most difficult things to identify and recognize. We are all biased, whether we know and acknowledge it or not. It is part of being human. Our brain receives 11 million bits of information per second every […]