Have you had to deal with sexism & racism during your career?

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Alejandra Castillo  (CEO, YWCA-USA)

Alejandra Castillo discusses how she has dealt with issues of sexism and racism during her career. According to Castillo, the problem can be very subtle such as not being invited to critical meetings or not being given needed information. She talks about the need for women and minorities to confront both sexism or racism head on and let employers know the value of your work as a team player and advocate for your organization. Castillo points out the need to find people to help you to address problems such as the dealing with the old boys’ network that exists in government in Washington DC.


About Author

Alejandra Castillo


Alejandra Y. Castillo serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the YWCA-USA. As CEO, Alejandra leads the iconic 150 year old YWCA-USA's strategic mission to eliminate racism and empower women. YWCA-USA represents a national network of 215 YWCA associations delivering critically needed social and community programs.

Interviewed By

Tracey Fitzpatrick

Tracey Fitzpatrick

Sarder TV Anchor & Former Market News Video Anchor

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