Jarie recently wrote an op-ed for Newsweek entitled, Workplaces Must Do Better for Black Women. In our conversation, we discussed the politics of Black women’s hair and the associated health challenges. We discuss the fourth shift Black women endure of racism and discrimination in the workplace and opportunities for human resource departments to use a racial equity lens to address this social justice issue.
Jarie is the Founder and CEO of Sound & Sable, The People Consultancy. She partners with executives and heads of Human Resources to build people-centric, equitable Human Resources strategies that create transformative, sustainable organizations. Sound & Sable has a particular focus on Women and Black talent in leadership. Jarie serves as an adjunct professor at Dallas College, El Centro Campus in the Conflict Management Program, where she teaches in a mediation certificate program for those seeking to become mediators in Texas. Jarie is also a racial equity coach to organizations and leaders in the Racial Equity NOW and Black Women in Non Profit Leadership cohorts led by Dallas Truth, Racial Healing,