In this episode, Dr. Natasha Barnes, co-chair of NCDA’s Diversity Initiatives and Cultural Inclusion Committee, interviews Sterling Cruz-Herr, founder of TransClue, a trans-owned coaching, training, and consulting company. Sterling shares recent data related to gender identity and addresses the compounding effect of intersectionality on work and careers often experienced by transgender students and clients. The discussion includes mental health considerations, and the potential impact of support initiatives such as affinity groups and mentoring programs. Natasha and Sterling encourage leaders including career development professionals, to promote inclusive and equitable workplaces and practice humility as a helping skill when working with people from different cultural backgrounds. Contact Sterling Cruz-Herr at email@example.com.