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Critical Conversations: Discussing Race at Work

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Kris Britton (’99, MBA ’19)

By Kris Britton (’99, MBA 2019)

Kris Britton is the CEO of Lucky Dog Volleyball, the official championship event merchandiser for USA Volleyball.  Based in ...

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Using TED Talks to Build Equity in the Office

By Megan Hoyt (‘12), Assistant Director of Alumni Personal and Career Development at Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC

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Our employees and our ...

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How to Support Black Women at Work

In this article from The Every Mom, Wake Forest alumna Tiffany Waddell Tate (’07, MALS ’11) shares practical and direct tips for how to best advocate for and serve as an ally to black women in ...

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How Middle Managers Can Manage Up, Down, and Still Get Things Done

If you’ve ever been in a middle management job role, you understand the delicate balance between managing your employees while also reporting up to your own boss. More than likely you’ve asked ...

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Owning Your Path When Your Manager Won't Support You

By Allison McWilliams (’95), Ph.D., Assistant VP, Mentoring and Alumni Personal & Career Development, Wake Forest University

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In the best-case scenario, you will ...

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