Black in Corporate America: When Ambition and Talent is Still Not Enough

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What are the realities of being Black in corporate America? Statistics show that structural racism persists, and Black professionals systematically experience bias, barriers to advancement, and a glaring lack of visibility in the workplace. James Seth Thompson, in conversation with Lanaya Irvin, President of the global think tank Coqual, and David Clunie, Executive Director of the Black Economic Alliance and a former Obama appointee at the Treasury Department at the White House, discuss the data behind the inequities Black talent faces and how such factors impact economic challenges present in Black America today. Tune in for a meaningful exchange of personal experiences as Black professionals in corporate America, why intentionality is crucial, and the importance of leveraging your platform to drive change.

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James Thompson
SVP—Head of Diverse Markets Strategy

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