Women of Silicon Valley Feature

"It is not easy being a double minority; the cases in which you are assumed to know less than everyone else are far too many. I feel uncomfortable when people talk about hiring the best and hiring for diversity as if it’s a tradeoff, unaware that this is a notion created by their implicit bias. I feel uncomfortable when people assume my achievements are not merit-based, but somehow that its easier to get here as a Latina. I feel uncomfortable when not meeting the culture fit criteria keeps me out of companies or groups that I know I could thrive in. And most of all, I feel uncomfortable when people have low expectations of me..." Read More

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