Companies, asking for advice: "How can we tell if our diversity and inclusion programs are working?"
Me, an expert: "Find out how Black women are experiencing your company."
Company: "Oh so survey women of color?"
Tip for women in tech:
You probably already do a quick scan of emails to look for typos and other mistakes.
Use that same time to edit out phrases that soften your points, excuse something that doesn't need to be excused, apologize when no apology is needed.