Mitra Best

Mitra Best is the Chief Innovation Officer at PwC and an Advisory Board member at Facing History. Mitra’s commitment to fueling innovation through diversity inspires her leadership of many initiatives both inside and outside PwC. Follow her on twitter @MitraInnovates as she shares thought-provoking ideas from around the world.

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Why I'm Talking About Race in the Workplace and You Should Too

Posted by Mitra Best on November 7, 2016

I’ve always believed we can inspire young people to create a more compassionate future through education, both formally and informally.

While programs like Facing History educate our middle and high school students to promote a more humane and informed citizenry through examining racism and prejudice in historic events, I haven’t found much support for us, as adults, in tackling difficult topics like race, hatred, and bigotry in a respectful manner.  

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Topics: Racism, difficult conversations, race, civil discourse

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