After a career of navigating in the dark, Hang Thi Yen Black, shares her story of breaking free from the confines of generic formulas to become a tenacious woman, mother, and Silicon Valley leader armed with skill, will, and tenacity.

Meet Hang Black

As a  Vietnamese immigrant, dedicated mother, and seasoned technology executive, Hang’s motivation is simple—pave the path with nearly three decades of experience developing resources and resilience so that other women, marginalized by cultural and racial bias, may learn how to:

  • Level the playing field and arrive at any destination they choose on their own merits, on their own terms, with dignity and authenticity
  • Create their own access to powerful networks and resources
  • Be inspired to conquer their world, as they choose to define it, with confidence and truth

Book Foreword written by Carla Harris

The Reflection Guide

Download this exclusive accompaniment to Embrace Your Edge, including The Reflection Guide, a LinkedIn banner for your profile, and a curated music playlist. Use the tools in the guide to shift your mindset.

Stop denying your destiny and start designing your destiny. Human evolution is dependent on our capacity to rise beyond the status quo, face challenges in unfamiliar territory, and emerge forever transformed.


What People Are Saying About Embrace Your Edge

A difficult discussion to address at work is how people of color can better support and understand each other's unique edge. Hang’s candor and vulnerability allows each of us to better engage in critical conversations and build authentic relationships in the workplace.
Minda Harts
Author of The Memo
Innovation comes at the cross-section of diverse ideas, which is why it’s so important to seek diversity in top talent with different skills, backgrounds, and life experiences. Hang’s powerful story provides a guide to harnessing your unique edge to achieve your leadership potential.
Rami Rahim
CEO of Juniper Networks
The best business outcomes are achieved when teams bring diverse experiences and points of view like pieces of a jigsaw puzzle, where no piece is identical. Hang's book is a quintessential roadmap for immigrant women who are amplifying each other’s unique perspective as they rise in leadership.
Manjula Talreja
Chief Customer Officer PagerDuty, Board Member at City Year
There is no innovation if you are not open-minded. Embrace Your Edge highlights the importance of access and collaboration for all in the 21st century, in business and in our communities.
Eric Yuan
Founder and CEO of Zoom Communications
“My hope is that women who have been unseen, and minorities who have been unheard,
feel empowered to celebrate their unique identity."
Hang Black
Author, Embrace Your Edge

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