Having meaningful conversations about gender, race and ethnicity in the workplace, which communicate across differences, is important. To do so successfully we need to acknowledge-and work through-roadblocks (i.e., beliefs, attitudes or experiences) that can stifle progress. Learning how to surmount these obstacles takes practice, attention, and most importantly, intention.
In this tool, we describe several roadblocks and list actions you can take to start doing things differently now. The actions are divided into two categories: