Seattle-area women of color share how they navigate the workplace

Kimberly Harden is the first African-American female faculty member in the Communication Department at Seattle University. Before being hired as an instructor at Seattle U., she spent 20 years working in the health-care industry. (Erika Schultz/The Seattle Times)
Dr. Kimberly Harden is the first African-American female faculty member in the Communication Department at Seattle University. Before being hired as an instructor at Seattle U., she spent 20 years working in the health-care industry. (Erika Schultz/The Seattle Times)

From academia to corporate America, women of color often face additional challenges at work.