Author, Minda Harts

AWIS Webinar – Navigating Professional Spaces as a Woman of Color

Jan 21, 2021

by AWIS National

Minda Harts, Founder of The Memo LLC and author of The Memo: What Women of Color Need to Know to Secure a Seat at the Table, is interviewed by AWIS member, Dr. Baindu Bayon.

Watch the recording to hear:

  • Minda read emotional excerpts from her book
  • Understand how to address situations that involve race
  • Discover how to build social capital and when to walk away
  • Receive advice on how to show up and support women of color
  • Learn how to invest in the success of everyone on your team
  • and more!

WATCH THE RECORDING (You must be an AWIS member. Join today or contact for group screening information.)


Minda Harts is the CEO of The Memo LLC, a career development platform for women of color. She is the best-selling author of The Memo: What Women of Color Need To Know To Secure A Seat At The Table. Minda is an Assistant Professor at NYU Wagner. She also hosts a weekly podcast called Secure The Seat. She has been featured on MSNBC’s Morning Joe, Fast Company, The Guardian, and Time Magazine. She frequently speaks at companies like Microsoft, Levi’s, Google, and Bloomberg on topics such as Leadership, Managing Diverse Teams and Self-Advocacy.

Dr. Baindu Bayon is an AWIS member and serves on the board of AWIS Bethesda. She has a PhD in Medical & Molecular Genetics is currently is a Health Program Specialist at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke in the Repair and Plasticity Cluster. She also serves as a board member of the Indiana University College of Arts and Sciences, the advisory board of Nvolve, and is the current President-Nominee of the Rotary Club of Downtown Silver Spring, Maryland. Dr. Bayon also enjoys STEM outreach with her sister, Amie Bakare, through their YouTube series THE STEMsiSTARS.