November 25, 2022

Feeling Like the Other

Maria and Julio are joined by Daniela Pierre-Bravo, reporter for MSNBC’s Morning Joe, to discuss her new book, “The Other: How to Own Your Power at Work as a Woman of Color.” They talk about overcoming imposter syndrome and biases within our own communities. They also unpack the inequities and systemic issues in workplaces that contribute to feelings of otherness for Black and brown women. 

ITT Staff Picks: 

  • “Consider our desire to be acknowledged for what we already are—Americans, plain and simple. We want to contribute, continue developing our professional aspirations, and give back to the country we grew up in and love,” writes Daniela Pierre-Bravo in this piece for Cosmopolitan

  • “Regardless of occupation, Latinas generally make less money than their peers, earning 54 cents for every dollar earned by non-Hispanic men,” writes Gwen Aviles in this piece for NBC News

  • Chabeli Carrazana reports on the COVID-19 workforce, which was mostly composed of women of color, for The 19th.

Photo credit: Courtesy of Daniela Pierre-Bravo