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How the model minority myth keeps Asian Americans out of management
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How the model minority myth keeps Asian Americans out of management

If you are Asian in America, you probably grew up with the idea that you had to achieve wealth and success. This idea comes from the model minority myth—a set of assumptions about behavior and achievement that've held Asian Americans back from equal opportunity. Nearly 60% of Asian Americans go to college; after school, they comprise 13% of working professionals but just 6% of executive leadership. So why have Asian Americans been underrepresented in management roles and what can we do about it?
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Mon, May 3 202111:16 AM EDT