Asian Americans have become the conutry’s “model minority”
Asians are better educated than other races.
Yet this narrative around Asians’ success obscures the fact that they are underrepresented in leadership positions, a phenomenon referred to as the “bamboo ceiling.”
A highly cited 2015 report found at five big tech firms.
this is worse than the glass ceiling effect identified for women.
we believe stereotypes about Asians contribute to the problem in two ways:Stereotypes about Asians being highly competent can make Asians appear threatening in the workplace,and stereotypes about Asians lacking social skills make them seem unfit for leadership;