16 minutes | Nov 10th 2020

Helping Women of Color Shatter the Glass Ceiling

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In honor of Vice President-elect Kamala Harris becoming the highest-ranking woman ever elected in U.S. history, we talk with music industry matriarch Sophia Chang about how we can help women of color ascend in every industry: from music, film, and television to technology, medicine, law, and of course, politics. Sophia talks about the importance of mentorship, and why she created Unlock Her Potential, a free mentorship program for women of color in the United States. “You should have women of color in the room, not because it's the right thing to do, which it is. It is also the smart, fiscally responsible thing to do.” Plus, Sophia walks you through her top confidence-building exercise that’ll have you convinced that you, too, are the baddest b*tch in the room. You can follow Sophia Chang on Twitter @sophchang and on Instagram and Facebook @sophchangnyc.  Interested in learning more about Sophia Chang? Check out the links below:  Learn more about Unlock Her Potential, Sophia’s free mentorship program for women of color 18 years of age and older in the United States: https://www.unlockherpotential.com/  Get yourself a copy of Sophia’s memoir, The Baddest Bitch in the Room, here: https://books.catapult.co/products/the-baddest-bitch-in-the-room-a-memoir-by-sophia-chang  Stay up-to-date with all of Sophia’s work on her website: http://www.sophchang.com/  To follow along with a transcript and/or take notes for friends and family, go to https://www.lemonadamedia.com/show/good-kids/ shortly after the air date.  Stay up to date with Good Kids and everything from Lemonada on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram @LemonadaMedia. For additional resources, information, and a transcript of the episode, visit lemonadamedia.com. If you want to submit a show idea, email us at goodkids@lemonadamedia.com.    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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