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Executive presence further eludes professionals of color because they’re not likely to get feedback on their “presentation of self.”

I searched the online dictionaries and found the definitions below for the verb elude:

  • to avoid someone or something
  • If something eludes you, you do not succeed in achieving it

However I cann't understand meaning of the sentence.

So could you please explain it to me?

The fuller text is here:

Executive presence further eludes professionals of color because they’re not likely to get feedback on their “presentation of self.” Qualitative fi ndings affi rm that their superiors, most of whom are white, hesitate to call attention to gravitas shortfalls or communication blunders for fear of coming across as racially insensitive or discriminatory. While sponsors might close this gap by specifi cally addressing EP issues with their high potentials, CTI’s 2012 research shows that professionals of color are much less likely to have a sponsor than Caucasians (8% versus 13%).4 When they do get feedback, they’re unclear about how to act on it, particularly if they were born outside the United States. This is a serious problem for corporations that need local expertise to expand their infl uence in global markets.

https://hbr.org/2014/01/cracking-the-code-that-stalls-multicultural-professionals

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The second bullet-point from the definition you quote explains the meaning in this context:

If something eludes you, you do not succeed in achieving it

Rephrasing the original sentence using this definition, and separating the two connected clauses for clarity:

Professionals of color often do not succeed in achieving executive presence. This is because they are not likely to get feedback on their "presentation of self."

Some of the phrases are a big jargony - for example, "executive presence" is a way of saying "acting like a business leader." I'll try to simplify it a bit more (and bring in some information from your fuller excerpt):

Professionals of color often do not succeed in achieving behavior typical of senior leadership. This is because their superiors, most of whom are white, are afraid of appearing racially insensitive by criticizing the communication style of minority employees.

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