We’re in a time when we could use a bit more understanding. A bit more empathy. A bit more knowledge of one another’s stories and histories.
So, at the Washington Business Journal, we started a new feature earlier this year called “My Story,” in which business executives share their personal and professional backgrounds and journeys that have made them who they are, in their own candid words, from the challenges of confronting stereotypes to the glory in overcoming them.
What is “My Story,” you ask? It’s a chance for D.C.-area executives to talk about their own backgrounds and childhood, their culture and heritage, where they came from and what makes them who they are, their rise to leadership and the experiences of racism or prejudice they may have experienced, observed or learned from along the way.
We’re hoping their words and experiences force us to understand the effects of inequality and injustice in a deeply individual and personal way. We learn about life experiences,…Read the full story from the Washington Business Journal.