According to McKinsey, black women are most ambitious demographic in America. Although they are most likely to work, although they have the aptitude and credentials, they are underrepresented in leadership positions. Avis presents several reasons why racial diversity should mirror the gender diversity using studies, research, and data.
Dr. Avis Jones-DeWeever is the author of “How Exceptional Black Women Lead” and Founder of the Exceptional Leadership Institute for Women, a global personal and professional development firm that helps established and aspiring entrepreneurs and executives experience accelerated success while building a holistic life they love. Dr. Avis’ has had the distinct honor of serving as a speaker and trainer on women’s empowerment issues on behalf of U.S. Embassies across the globe. Find Dr. Avis regularly as a Guest Host and Contributor to TV One’s NewsOne Now, PBS’ To The Contrary, Sirius XM’s The Agenda and the Huffington Post.
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