Enter a Woman’s World

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It’s Woman’s World!

This page is dedicated to the voices of men and women who recognize the importance of woman in leadership positions, equal opportunities, financial equality and politics.

A Better World, Run by Women

Male biology has brought the world war, corruption and scandal. Women are poised to lead us to a better place

Research has found that women are superior to men in most ways that will count in the future.
Research has found that women are superior to men in most ways that will count in the future. PHOTO: GETTY IMAGES

Hillary Clinton seems to be preparing to run for president, and the former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina may yet enter the race on the Republican side. Whoever wins the White House in 2016, today it seems easily possible that within the next decade, the U.S. will follow Britain, Germany, Brazil, Argentina, India, Israel, Thailand, Norway and dozens of other countries in electing a woman to our most powerful office.

Can we predict the consequences? Yes, we can—and the news is good.

More . . . .     http://www.wsj.com/articles/a-better-world-run-by-women-1425657910

Words Matter

By Maxine Todd, NOW PAC InternEven with a strong feminist history, it is still hard to fully deconstruct implicit biases we’ve all been socialized to have. Since elementary school girls who talk too much are looked down upon as social butterflies or chatty cathys who gossip too much, while boys can talk just as much and no one says a thing. Little girls who try to take leadership roles are seen as “bossy,” a stigma that is often carried into adulthood. Throughout human history words and phrases have developed connotations far beyond their actual meanings. That said, just because a meaning isn’t listed under the word in question in the dictionary, doesn’t mean that connotation doesn’t shape the effect the word has.  More . . . .http://now.org/blog/words-matter/ 

Women Rising: The Unseen Barriers

biz-women-groupWhat are some of the barriers women face?  Has the world responded to women as leaders?  See that this article says.  Here’s an excerpt . . . click on the link to read the rest.

“The problem with these leaders’ approaches is that they don’t address the often fragile process of coming to see oneself, and to be seen by others, as a leader. Becoming a leader involves much more than being put in a leadership role, acquiring new skills, and adapting one’s style to the requirements of that role. It involves a fundamental identity shift. Organizations inadvertently undermine this process when they advise women to proactively seek leadership roles without also addressing policies and practices that communicate a mismatch between how women are seen and the qualities and experiences people tend to associate with leaders. “
https://hbr.org/2013/09/women-rising-the-unseen-barriers

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