By Paige Towers
For many people, the term “intersectionality” can be difficult to define. Plus, not only can the term itself be confusing, but how do we go about applying the goals of intersectionality in the real world, including at our jobs? While it’s up to senior management to communicate a workplace’s vision for diversity and inclusion—as well as to make sure that everyone is complying with laws regarding discrimination—we can all benefit from becoming more aware.
In its simplest form, an intersectional approach seeks to recognize that every person’s identity consists of multiple dimensions. Intersectionality refers to the complex and