How to respond to microaggressions at wo…
Microaggressions are comments and actions that reflect bias, and despite the “micro” in their name, they’re not subtle or small. Microaggressions can range from having your competence questioned to being subjected to sexist remarks. While the burden should not be on women to fix these problems, research shows that speaking up can make you feel more empowered. In this video, we share strategies for the most effective ways to push back against microaggressions, such as practicing self-care, asking questions, and reaching out to others who’ve had similar experiences for validation and support.
This video is part of the How to Navigate Workplace Bias Playlists.
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