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Navigating the Workplace as a Black Woman: Elizabeth Leiba's New Book Sheds Light


Elizabeth Leiba

At Blaze Group, we are always eager to amplify empowering voices that can aid our community of Black women as they navigate challenges, be it as entrepreneurs or as employees. Elizabeth Leiba is one such voice that has built her name as an advocate for Black businesswomen and has been making waves with her insightful and relatable content.


Leiba is a lawyer, photographer, and writer who has amassed a large following on LinkedIn, where she shares her thoughts on topics ranging from racial justice and diversity to mental health and career development. Her authentic and candid approach has resonated with many Black women who feel seen and heard in her words.


She recently published a new book titled I'm Not Yelling: A Black Woman's Guide to Navigating the Workplace, which offers practical advice on how to overcome the unique challenges that Black women face in corporate America.


Elizabeth Leiba's I'm Not Yelling

In her book, Leiba shares her own experiences as a Black woman working in predominantly white corporate environments and the lessons she has learned along the way. She acknowledges the often frustrating reality of being undervalued and overlooked and provides actionable strategies for Black women to assert themselves and thrive in their careers.


Some of the key themes explored in I'm Not Yelling include:

  • the importance of self-advocacy

  • the impact of unconscious bias and microaggressions, and

  • the role of mental health in career success.

Leiba also addresses the challenges of navigating workplace relationships, from dealing with difficult colleagues to building a supportive network of allies and mentors.


One of the most powerful aspects of I'm Not Yelling is her willingness to speak openly about her own struggles and vulnerabilities. She shares her journey of learning to prioritize self-care and mental health, and emphasizes the importance of finding a sense of purpose and meaning in one's work.


Overall, I'm Not Yelling is a must-read for any Black woman navigating the complexities of the modern workplace. It provides practical advice and relatable insights that can help Black women build fulfilling and successful careers while remaining true to themselves and their values.


Elizabeth Leiba is a powerful voice for Black women, and her new book is a testament to her commitment to uplifting and empowering our community. We highly recommend I'm Not Yelling to anyone any Black woman out there looking to thrive in their careers!


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