09th August, 2019
When was the last time you felt like an outsider? Now imagine if you felt that way every time you entered your workplace. This is what many women and people of color feel every day at work, especially in the tech industry — they have to overcome the anxiety of being treated like an outsider before they can do the work they were actually hired to do. This isn’t good for company morale or productivity. So what can employers do about it? Erica Joy Baker shares her first hand experience with overcoming the “anxiety gap” and advice on how to close it.