Double Outsiders examines the most important issues facing professional women of color (including black, Asian and South Asian, Latina, Middle Eastern, Native American, and multi-ethnic women) today. It clarifies the challenges they face and debunks myths and fallacies about them in corporate environments. It also provides those seeking to learn more about corporate women of color with these women's unique perspectives, their personal stories, insight into their experiences and cultures, and an understanding of their achievements.
Double Outsiders analyzes critical success factors for professional women of color, provides resources, and offers potential solutions to challenges they face in corporate America. In addition, it provides companies with insight into one of their fastest-growing employee demographics and helps them learn key strategies for their recruitment and retention. The first book of its kind, Double Outsiders imparts valuable insights on everything from bypassing career derailers and understanding corporate cultures, to developing relationships with mentors and handling the fast track.
It illuminates the experiences of women of color who have reached corporate management and how they have juggled different cultures in the workplace and at home.