Decentering Whiteness in the Workplace: A Guide for Equity and Inclusion

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Berrett-Koehler Publishers
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6.0 X 9.0 X 0.6 inches | 0.65 pounds

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About the Author
Dr. Janice Gassam Asare is a journalist, speaker, trainer, consultant, and podcaster. Her Forbes articles have had 7+ million page views in the past four years. Her writing has also appeared in Harvard Business Review, Insider, and FastCompany. She has over 100,000 social media followers, and she has 23,000 subscribers to her YouTube channel. She does speaking and training engagements 50 times per year. Janice began her career in business as a training coordinator, organization development associate, bank teller, and human resources intern. Janice is a LinkedIn Learning and Udemy Business course instructor and was named a LinkedIn Top Voice in Racial Equity. She earned a PhD in Applied Organizational Psychology and was an assistant professor of management at Sacred Heart University. In 2022, she left academia to focus on her consultancy.
"Dr. Janice Gassam Asare is the voice of our generation. Her boldness to speak truth to power will help current and future generations. Decentering Whiteness in the Workplace is a necessary read for all leaders who truly want an equitable workplace."
--Minda Harts, bestselling author and workplace consultant

"This book--composed by a champion in the realm of diversity, equity, and inclusion--should serve as a navigation for readers who are actively seeking to improve their environment."
--Dr. Eli Joseph, author, professional speaker, and faculty instructor at Columbia University, New York University, and the University of California, Los Angeles

"Janice breaks down succinctly how prevalent the centering of whiteness is in the workplace. This thoughtful, readable, and detailed book will undoubtedly help leaders find the gaps in their organization's DEI initiatives by understanding the issues at a deeper foundational level."
--Adjoa Michelle Saahene, activist, speaker, and inclusion and wellness strategist

"Dr. Gassam Asare has written a text that prepares us for the next level of anti-oppression work. She takes the time to address the barriers that continuously limit workplace safety and provides us with dynamic color and prose that allows us to imagine the possibilities."
--Joquina M. Reed, workplace consultant and decolonial educator