All Press Releases for December 23, 2020

Minda Harts, LinkedIn 'Top Voice For Equity in The Workplace' & Best-Selling Author, Opens Take The Lead's 'Power to Change Conversations' Webinar Series in January

Harts Will Address 'WHAT NOW? What 2021 Holds for Women of Color in the Workplace'

"Women of color are playing an essential role in the pandemic, yet we are still undervalued. This discussion will address ways we can 'get our fair share' with actionable steps." Felicia Davis

    NEW YORK, NY, December 23, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Take The Lead (, a nationally recognized non-profit dedicated to achieving gender and leadership equality, today announced that best-selling author and speaker Minda Harts ( will be the opening guest for its "Power To Change Conversations," a webinar series devoted to offering substantive solutions to racism and gender inequality, on January 12, 2021 at 1 pm EST. Author of the best-selling "The Memo" and recently named 2020 #1 Top Voice on LinkedIn for Equity in the Workplace, Harts will discuss, "What Now? What 2021 Holds for Women of Color in the Workplace." Register here for the hour-long event: Proceeds will enable Take The Lead to fund scholarships and provide programming such as its digital leadership course, Premier Coaching Services, 50 Women Can Change the World program, and more.

Among the topics Harts will address in her talk are:
- What can be done now to assist WOC in the workplace?
- What does the post-pandemic world hold for WOC?
- How can the incoming administration make a difference?

The 2021 series will again be moderated by Felicia Davis, a Take The Lead Leadership Ambassador, the facilitator of Take The Lead's upcoming Academy for Advanced Leadership, and founder of The Black Women's Collective.

"Women of color are playing an essential role in the pandemic," notes Davis, "yet we are still historically underpaid, undervalued and under-recognized for our work. This discussion will proactively address ways we can 'get our fair share' with immediately actionable steps, a trademark of this series."

The Carolinian Newspaper ( is an event sponsor.

About Minda Harts
Minda Harts is the CEO of The Memo LLC, a career development platform for Women of Color. She is the best-selling author of the widely acclaimed "The Memo: What Women of Color Need To Know To Secure A Seat At The Table" (, "a no-BS look at the odds stacked against women of color in professional settings, from the wage gap to biases and micro-aggressions, with actionable takeaways."

Harts is an Assistant Professor at NYU Wagner. She has been featured on MSNBC's Morning Joe, Fast Company, The Guardian, and Time Magazine. Harts frequently speaks at companies like Microsoft, Levi's, Google, and Bloomberg, on topics such as Leadership, Managing Diverse Teams, and Self-Advocacy. She also hosts the popular weekly podcast called Secure The Seat.

About Felicia Davis
A Take The Lead Leadership Ambassador, Felicia Davis is also founder of The Black Women's Collective (BWC). She is an author, certified award-winning leadership coach and personal branding strategist, and advisor to women leaders. BWC is a boutique coaching and consulting firm dedicated to advancing women into greater leadership roles within demanding industries. The company helps women develop magnetic leadership brands, compelling communication skills, and the confidence necessary to drive results that impact the bottom line. Known for her one-of-a-kind, no-nonsense approach to empowering leaders, Davis' knowledge, skills, and expertise have been leveraged by companies such as Schwab, Take The Lead, T-Mobile, and Pepperdine University, to empower leaders to think strategically, connect meaningfully, and lead decisively. Davis will facilitate the upcoming Academy for Advanced Leadership for Take The Lead.

About Take The Lead
Co-founded by Gloria Feldt (, Take The Lead is a 501 (c) (3) that prepares, develops, inspires, and propels women to take their fair and equal share of leadership positions across all sectors by 2025. Feldt has been featured in many leading media outlets, including Bloomberg TV, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Ms. Magazine, Yahoo! Finance, Thrive Global, and Forbes. Feldt is an in-demand speaker, with engagements at The Women in Cable Telecommunications Global Leadership Conference, The World Women Summit, 92Y Women in Power, and the Annual CUNY Leadership Conference, among others. Subscribe here for the latest news from Take The Lead:


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