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Realities & Challenges – Early Career

Realities & Challenges - Early Career

Check out this video clip of interview with non-profit executive Kyung Yoon, as she describes the role diversity has played in shaping her leadership style, as she counters a common stereotype threat for Asian American women.

  1. Understand stereotype threat
    Anyone can experience and react to the self-inflicted barrier known as stereotype threat. Summarized, it’s the real-time threatening feeling of being judged and treated poorly in settings where a negative stereotype about one’s group may apply. In response, the individual modifies his/her behavior, oftentimes to one’s detriment.
  2. Learn to counter implicit/explicit bias
  3. Embrace your social identities
  4. Develop emotional intelligence