The supposedly “good” stereotype of the Model Minority contributes to the harmful phenomenon of the “Bamboo Ceiling.” Coined in 2005 as a variation on the “Glass Ceiling” metaphor that stunts women’s career paths in the workplace, the Bamboo Ceiling is another example of a barrier that prevents Asian Americans specifically from climbing above a certain point on the corporate ladder. Join Alice Li, Staff Engineer, Squarespace for this enlightening fireside dive into the harm of the model minority myth in conversation with PowerToFly's Maryella Marie.
The Bamboo Ceiling: Asian American Discrimination in 2021
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