Bitch: this word is a gut reaction arising from deeply engrained stereotypes. We all need to question that reaction a little bit more the next time we hear a crazy bitch narrative about women - whether at work, in politics, in entrepreneurship. We even need question it's evil little sister: Bossy. Bossy is the substitute … Continue reading It’s Hard Out There For a Bitch
These findings help show that sex discrimination and sexual harassment in the workplace is a way to assert power and control. Traditionally, being the breadwinner is an important part of men’s — especially married men’s — gender identity, and when that role comes under threat, men assert their masculinity in other ways. Money is power, … Continue reading When Male Unemployment Rates Rise, So Do Sexual Harassment Claims
Has the world gone mad? Are you afraid of what might happen? Understanding how our brains work will help us create a less polarised, more inclusive world where we ALL feel safer. It's not that hard, just start with these things: Sleep properly and for long enough Eat well and don't starve your brain Breathe … Continue reading Are We on the Brink of a Global Emotional Crisis?
A report worth reading. Then ask, "What can I do to change this?" And then just do that. While 40% of today’s global workforce is female, women hold only 5% of global CE positions. The numbers sre similar in Africa where only 5% of CEs are women, which falls far short of the desired target … Continue reading Gender Equity: It’s a Tired Topic, But When Will It Be Different?