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DEEPA PURUSHOTHAMAN Podcast: Women of Color at Work

DeepaThe First, the Few, the Only: How Women of Color Can Redefine Power in Corporate America

DEEPA PURUSHOTHAMAN is the co-founder of nFormation which provides brave, safe, new space for professional women of color. She is also a Women and Public Policy Program Leader in Practice at the Harvard Kennedy School. Prior to this, Deepa spent more than twenty years at Deloitte and was the first Indian American woman to make partner in the company’s history.

Deepa is the author of The First, the Few, the Only: How Women of Color Can Redefine Power in Corporate America.  She writes about how the structure of corporate America was not built for Women of Color. Hear her discuss how we can begin to reframe the “fit in” and “lean in” mentalities that have left women feeling burnt out or isolated in the workplace.

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