In this episode of The Forum Podcast, Team Dynamics co-founders Trina Olson and Alfonso Wenker explore how US-based workplaces reinforce preferences for whiteness and masculinity in talent recruitment, hiring, and promotion.
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In addition reinforced preferences, Trina and Alfonso also explore the ways masculine and feminine leadership qualities get praised or punished in the workplace and discuss the connection to recruitment and hiring.
- Describe how preferences for masculinity are present in leadership and “likeability”
- Offer suggestions for disrupting our own biased behaviors related to gender expression
- Discuss how gender, sexuality, and race are inextricably linked and connected to leadership preferences in the American workplace