According to a study by the Center for Talent Innovation, a majority of Black professionals report facing racial prejudice in the workplace. In Being Black in Corporate America: An Intersectional Exploration, the Center for Talent Innovation provides research about the challenges that prevent many black professionals from reaching the C-Suite.
Discrimination has prevented growth for Black workers, who say they have to work harder than others to advance and who report having less access to senior managers in the office. Just 3.2% of senior leaders and fewer than 1% of Fortune 500 CEOs are Black, according to the study.
This data underscores why Black Health and Wealth was born. We are working on a multi-phased approach to empower black professionals and black businesses. Make sure you sign up because change starts with you!