In honor of Women's History Month, this column features the words and insights of Shante Bacon, CEO of ONE/35, a marketing company with a mission to optimize the human experience. With Ms. Bacon's permission, I've transcribed and lightly edited excerpts from an interview she did last summer on the Mixed Company podcast (Episode #86: Accountability Season). In what follows, Ms. Bacon (pictured at top) makes a trenchant critique of the D&I panel-sitting circuit while offering a passionate plea for more radical change through Black ownership.
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