Working While Black: A Woman’s Guide To Stop Being the Best Kept Secret

If we're doing all of the right things... why are we being left behind?

Black women are the highest educated group of employees in the workforce, but continue to earn $.67 for every dollar a white man earns and none hold the coveted position of CEO on the Fortune 500 list.

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About the Book

Working While Black shares the journey of black professional women in Corporate America as they rose through the ranks against all odds and a system stacked against them. Through their stories and prescriptive remedies, readers will develop strategies for career success and have a true call to action.

Working While Black: A Woman’s Guide To Stop Being the Best Kept Secret
Genre: Learning & Self-Help
Tags: New Releases, Pre-Order, Upcoming Releases
Publisher: Isabella Media
Publication Year: 2021
Format: Hardcover
Length: TBD
ISBN: 9781735725642

“This book is a conversation with Dr. Tana M. Session. Her voice is clear and her perspective blends personal experience, research and current events which tell a story that cannot be denied. It is compelling. Dr. Session’s authentic and transparent story will undoubtedly help shape a larger vision for what is possible and inform the questions we should all be asking ourselves and one another. This book will contribute significantly to the dialogue that will move us forward toward a future of equity and justice for all."
– Dr. Shelton Goode
"I want every black woman to have this book on her desk where all of her non-black leaders and co-workers can see it and start a REAL conversation."
– Dr. Cozette M. White, Money Matters Contributor FOX40
"I'm so excited to see this book FINALLY released. The world needs to read this book."
– Cher Jones, Corporate Social Media Trainer
"I commend black women for their resilience and holding it all together. More importantly, I applaud Dr. Tana M. Session and the the women she featured in this book for sharing their stories so openly and candidly."
– Dr. Shelton Goode, Top 10 Forbes D&I Trailblazer
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About the Author
Dr. Tana M. Session

Dr. Tana M. Session is the CEO & Founder of, a certified Women Minority Business Enterprise (WMBE) with over 30 years of Human Resources experience. Dr. Session specializes in cultural engineering, facilitated experiences and leadership & organizational development. She has spent 10 years as the top Human Resources executive for both domestic and international organizations. Tana was recently recognized as a “Top Company Culture Consultant” by, “Top Employer Branding Expert” by and a Huffington Post “Top Female Expert to Follow,” and in 2019, Tana received her Honorary Doctorate (PhD) degree in Philosophy/Humane Letters. Tana is the official LinkedIn Learning expert for Diversity & Inclusion in recruiting and interviewing and was also recognized by Forbes as a “Top Diversity & Inclusion Business Leader” and a “DEI Champion” by the National Diversity Council. Dr. Session is an international speaker who has spoken at professional events throughout the U.S. as well as Bangkok, Dominican Republic, Cuba and Jamaica.

Tana completed her undergraduate degree in Business Administration and her MBA in Organizational Psychology & Development. She is is the author of multiple books, including the #1 Best-seller Get Your Career Life in Order. Tana is a recognized media contributor and has been a contributing writer for, Entrepreneur, Thrive Global and, and has been featured in Huffington Post, Essence Magazine and on various television, news, syndicated radio and podcast shows as a media contributor.

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