How to Diversify Your Professional Network (Because Your Connections Shouldn’t All Be Just Like You)

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Be honest: Do all of your professional contacts look and sound the same? Did your boss and all your work friends go to the same kind of school as you? Did everyone in your network take similar paths to get …

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Student Organization Spotlight: Latin American Student Union (LASU)

Student Organization Spotlight: Latin American Student Union (LASU)

We are very excited to feature the Latin American Student Union (LASU) for our Student Organization Spotlight this week! Kassandra Moran answered questions on behave of this student organization.  Please view her responses below to learn more!

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By Sophia Givre ’11, MA ’13, PhD ’17
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3 Ways Structural Racism Could Be Hurting You at Work—and How to Navigate Them

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I thought it was a good meeting. Productive. Engaging. Kinetic. Crammed in a windowless conference room with fifteen of my colleagues and my dog to boot, we reshaped a proposed idea into a fully fleshed-out project plan by identifying its …

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Here’s How Unconscious Racial Bias Can Creep Into Recommendation Letters—and How You Can Avoid It

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Got a great student, junior scholar, or former employee who is a person of color (POC)? Planning to write them a super letter of reference? That’s great. Remember that letters of reference can make or break a candidate’s application for …

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