Even with the best intentions, we can say or do things that are offensive and hurtful. Getting past these missteps means taking action by using words that create inclusive environments.
We all have multiple identities that affect our life experiences, how we perceive the world around us, and how we are perceived by others. Our gender, race, and ethnicity intersect to shape the opportunities and challenges we face at work. Acknowledging and addressing this reality is key to creating inclusive workplaces.