It’s Hard Out There For a Bitch

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

When Male Unemployment Rates Rise, So Do Sexual Harassment Claims

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

Gender Equity: It’s a Tired Topic, But When Will It Be Different?

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?