50% of the Silicon Valley workforce is Asian.
25% of Ivy League students are Asian.
2.0% of Fortune 500 CEOs are Asian.

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WHY WE’RE LACKING ASIAN AMERICAN LEADERSHIP AND WHY WE SHOULD CARE

Asian Americans make up around 5% of the U.S. population. Yet the number of Asian Americans in leadership positions is very low—comprising just 2% percent of college presidents, less than 1% of


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THE BAMBOO CEILING – TWO SIDES TO BREAKING THROUGH

A 2011 study by the Center for Talent Innovation states that, Asian Americans are far more likely to have a college degree than the average person. While they make up only 5% of the population, they


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THE IMPORTANCE OF MENTORSHIP

To be successful in any field, aspiring leaders require role models and guidance. Strong leadership skills are often attributed to strong mentors; leaders who help show others how to lead. Junior executives and young professionals can typically undervalue


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Pro-diversity messages are everywhere, whether you’re searching for a job, playing soccer, or watching the Oscars. Their point is simple: Diversity is good and we need more of it. In the business world, for example, we know that more-diverse groups tend to be more innovative, creative, hard-working, and better at solving problems. Yet despite the proliferation of interest in diversity and costly initiatives aimed at increasing it, discrimination continues to be a major problem in the labor market.

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