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I’ve gone clientside as a WOC. One of the areas the lead agency is scored by is diversity.. I am infuriated that they’ve hired EVEN MORE white guys in leadership roles.

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And not for a shortage of available roles, we have more than 5 at Account Director and above. But all are white from AAE-VP. I am already uncomfortable by default due to being the only POC, and the exec account lead condescends and keeps me out of the loop. I want to be the change but I’m also sick of being the only Other. We have significantly better gender and ethnic diversity where I am clientside.

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Not even a woman? Not even one? I am riled up

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