Women of color face a particularly acute conundrum in many corporate environments where they're the first, only, different or one of the few. Many face bias and exclusion, but have to grit their teeth through it for a paycheck. Many don't have the financial safety net of their white peers. Over time, it's clear that inclusion matters more than pay. Inclusive Viewpoint: A Deloitte study found 39 % of millennials would leave their current employer for a more inclusive one, and 80 % of millennial employees say inclusion is important when choosing a new employer. Inclusion is a '24/7', 'All-day, Every-day' proposition. You can't be inclusive on Mon., Weds., and Fri., and exclusive on Tues. and Thurs. Either you're inclusive or you aren't!
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