What’s the impact in the workplace?
People who deal with microaggressions daily often question whether they belong. These also create anxiety about how others see them and impacts their ability to make meaningful contributions at work due to being constantly on guard.
Microaggressions undermine the culture of inclusion within an organization ultimately stifling the benefits of a diverse and inclusive workplace.
This Washington Post article talks about the reluctance many Black women feel about returning to a traditional office environment after the pandemic. They feel safer and more comfortable working from home, where they don’t have to change who they are to fit in.