Women and people of color often have to pay an "inclusion tax" — they spend extra time, money, and mental and emotional energy to gain entry to traditionally white and male institutional spaces.
The refrain “You don’t look like a lawyer” applies to women of color in law firms, but alum and postdoctoral fellow writes that it is a canary in a coal mine for the hidden racial and gendered problems in other industries
Why Women and People of Color in Law Still Hear “You Don’t Look Like a Lawyer”