Term Paper: Race Gender Negative Impact on Entry Into or Advancement in the Business World

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Since my birth in Rochester, NY, I have witnessed the effects of both racism and sexism on employment opportunities and opportunities for advancement. My mother struggled to support her children, and like her I struggle to support mine. As Latina women, we encounter discrimination daily. The types of jobs we are geared for in school, the images we see on television and on film, and the messages people send to us all impact our self-image and our ability to get ahead. Teachers tracked me toward failure and narrowed my ambitions through systematic ridicule and looks of derision because of my race and gender. Eventually I gave up on the public school system, only to return to it later emboldened with a desire to succeed.

After earning a college degree, I could only find work through a temp agency and in a field I did not choose. When I did find work that was personally meaningful, I was not offered opportunities for advancement. I did not see any other Latina women in positions of power in any of the firms I have worked for. We have been cut off… [END OF PREVIEW]

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