Tuesday 17th January 2017,

Posts by Tag: Bamboo ceiling»


White Professionals Are 154% More Likely to Be Executives Compared to Asians, Why?

posted by Randall

Board Room 

The concept of the glass ceiling often refers to the limitation of women in leadership roles, but scholars also often talk of a second constraint in the workplace. It has to do with race.  The “bamboo ceiling” refers to the limited number of Asian Americans in high-ranking, executive positions in the corporate world. According … Read more

Asian Americans

Study Highlights 50 Years of Progress in Employment of Asian Americans

posted by Elizabeth Kim

Asian American executives
A new study has found employment of Asian Americans has steadily increased over the last 50 years.
The report from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is titled American Experiences versus American Expectations and highlights some significant changes to the demographics in the workplace.
The new report, following the groundbreaking 1977 … Read more

Asian Americans

Fast Company: Asian American Glass Ceiling Hiding in Plain Sight

posted by Randall

YahooLost in the discussion about the lack of diversity in Silicon Valley, is the glass ceiling holding back Asian Americans, reports Fast Company.

A new report by the non-profit Ascend Foundation found while Asian Americans are well represented in Silicon Valley, few have risen to the ranks of management.

At Yahoo, the workforce is … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Knowledge: Filipino American Woman Breaks Mold for CEOs

posted by Randall

Shiela Lirio MarceloSheila Lirio Marcelo doesn’t look like your typical CEO–an old white male.

She’s petite, Filipino American and one the first woman CEOs to ever take her company public.

Marcelo is CEO and co-founder of Care.com and was named by Fortune as one of the ten top women entrepreneurs.

She has her share of stories of … Read more

Asian Americans

Do Asian Americans Enjoy White Privilege?

posted by Randall

Interracial Marriage  The model minority stereotype has been an albatross around the Asian American community since the 1960s (photo by Logic Speaks).

The framing of Asian Americans by the media as a minority enjoying phenomenal success has lead some to equate Asian Americans with whites. The most recent examples can be found in numerous stories about … Read more


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