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A*hole client totally ignores my existence during email conversation. Even if I’m the one who emailed him, I get replies addressed to my senior manager, like I don’t even matter. Like WTF?

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You need to ask “why?” Five times to get to the real cause. In this instance, it has nothing to do with your race or gender- it’s because your client is a douchebag

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Don’t question your future based on one client

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People are so quick to deny racism/sexism. OP, your client sounds like a douchebag and could see you as a "target". As an Indian woman, I totally get it. But pwc2 is right...it's just one client!

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Pwc1: I just don't understand how you can quickly and confidently say "it has nothing to do with race/gender".

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PWC 1 it’s not as easy as one two three. You don’t just go straight to your client’s face and question them. There’s a lot of other things to consider

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You need your senior manager to refer the client back to you. That’s the only way some of them ever learn. Some client contacts have an overinflated sense of worth. People play these bullshit games and it’s easy to flip the script

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PWC 3, my senior mgr is on vacation and prior to that he made it clear that I should be involved. The client did in fact reply my email, but rather than addressing me in the email he address it to my Sr. Mgr, which is why it frustrates me. You all have been so very kind and supportive. Race/Gender discrimination is a real thing, and no people are not too sensitive about it. However I’m feeling much better today now. Yesterday was just one of my bad days and a lot of things have happened, I let that got the best of me. :)

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Is it my title, my female gender or my Asian name that’s being discriminated? So down right now that I’m questioning my future in PA

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I’m not denying racism. You’ll probably get to that by the third “why?”

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I had a client do this and it was super frustrating. I mentioned it to my manager and he made a point to tell the client “please copy {me} on all emails going forward. She is coordinating the work on this”?

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AS1- I think you’re missing what I’m saying. The person is an asshole because they have a problem with her race or gender

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Sometimes the client has had extensive past conversations with the senior manager and they want to shortcut the convo to be efficient. Not the best way to do it but let this stuff roll off your back

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Still better than really an*al demanding shitty Japanese clients. #onlyinJapan

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It's because your client doesnt want to discuss this with a senior...they want someone with authority to make a decision and be done with the matter not play email tag.

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It could be all of the above. Race, Gender, and Title. It could also be that they think of you of an assistant, is it known to everyone that you’re coordinating client requests ?

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