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Intersectionality: look at the individual, not the minority group

By Amy Bell

31 May 2018 · 3 min read

During the wave of racial violence in the US in the summer of 2016, Ellyn Shook had a conversation with a black colleague she was mentoring that made her reconsider Accenture's approach to diversity and inclusion.

“It was the anger and frustration he was feeling about not being able to have a conversation about it at work when it was affecting him, both as a father, scared that his children would be shot, and his own safety and wellbeing.”

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