According to the Oxford Dictionary, a stereotype is “a widely held but fixed and oversimplified image or idea of a particular type of person or thing.” The example given is “the stereotype of the woman as the caretaker.” Ask any woman leader, entrepreneur or business owner, and
It seems that stereotypes about women, what they want to do for work and what women can do for work has produced roadblocks to entry for millions of women in scores of different fields. Yet some women have gone against stereotype to do what they dream of doing. And scored big. Take f
The mythology of motherhood in the workplace is that working mothers are distracted, less committed. That motherhood is where ambition goes to die. It’s an old argument and one that divides parents, networks and pits women with and without kids against each other. But the myths are no
Journalist Sheila Weller triggered the gossip machine with her new book The News Sorority: Diane Sawyer, Katie Couric, Christiane Amanpour—and the (ongoing, Imperfect, Complicated) Triumph of Women in TV News, when she reported on C-word #1: competition between the three female newsme
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