Women have enough problems dealing with gender stereotyping propaganda projected and perpetuated by men let alone by other women. Dorothy says – enough!
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Shoes are connected with change and magic: Annabel Kaye looks at why we love our high heels at least some of the time!
Vicky Daily writes about gender stereotyping in the social media wars between Google+, Pinterest, facebook etc. “The jist of the arguments seem to be Pinterest is full of superficial and rather pointless activities enjoyed by vapid women with time to waste. Google+ on the other hand, is a site dedicated to more intellectual pursuits and “conversation hubs”
Is it safer and easier for women than it is for men to stand against injustice and for diversity?
When you listen to women’s voices on the radio or television do they please you, surprise you or irritate you? It is widely believed by radio managers that the audience does not want to listen to a feminine voice. Annabel Kaye explores the tones of women’s voices …roars or whimpers?
Alison Whistler shares her experience of working in an organisation where 4 out of 5 of the Directors are female. “Are we radically different compared to other companies? We face the same everyday challenges that any business has to deal with in terms of dealing with staff, clients, IT, marketing, management and all that other stuff that gets in the way of doing my job as a lawyer. So how is it different?”
Doretha Walker, an African American woman, has discovered that African American women may seem unwilling to obtain a leadership role out of fear of antagonizing and alienating her mate or others in her culture.
Uxio Malvido explains why he’s getting tired of the constant drop of statistics showing that we are far from gender equality and diversity in the workplace and why he has stopped paying attention. ….”We invest much time and effort to obsessively measure female representation and diversity again and again but results are basically telling the same story. I have to admit though that the latest trend of showing how many years it will take to achieve gender equality at the current pace is a good one.”
Gwyn Teatro has always squirmed when asked about her passions, but has discovered recently that passion takes many forms. She calls it quiet intention.
Maria Raquel Di Ciero Fernandes shares her experiences as the first female engineering intern, breaking down barriers in Brazil’s male dominated automotive industry. A few years later 40% of the department were women – including the manager!