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Joy Wiggins - From Sabotage to Support: A New Vision for Feminist Solidarity in the Workplace

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From Sabotage to Support offers vital strategies for not only working women, but also for business leaders who want to understand patriarchy’s toll and learn how to create an inclusive, diverse and better working environment for everyone. Along with research, interviews, actions and tools, chapters feature candid conversations between the authors on the ways race, privilege and power play out in their own lives, work and friendship. Joy L. Wiggins, Ph.D., received her doctorate from The Ohio State University in multicultural education and social justice. She is the founder and CEO of Joy Wiggins, PhD: Equity and Inclusion Consulting which provides speaking, facilitation and mentorship opportunities on the topics of power, privilege, racial and gender justice and liberation. She has spent the last 20 years working on understanding our cultural identities and perceptions of how we navigate the world through our cultural identities. Her consulting centers around understanding biases and women supporting women in the workplace. She teaches multicultural children’s literature, literacy and English language learning in the Elementary Education department at Western Washington University. Based on her 2017 TEDxWWU talk, she and Dr. Kami J. Anderson wrote, “From Sabotage to Support: A New Vision for Feminist Solidarity in the Workplace”.

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