Through this confession I have exposed a truth and in this truth I am more whole than I was before. My experiences good and bad have made me who I am today and I am proud of this person, truth be told.
The environment for women is better, yet my fellow female entrepreneurs and I find that the way we look still plays more of a role in how we are perceived than we would like. We're not necessarily taken seriously until we speak and even then, we have to prove our merit over and over again.
Two of the staff are women and he treats them the same and pays them the same as the two men. But Eli, despite his formal education and three trips to the U.S., is still very conservative about male/female roles.
You might not be able to bring back the girls kidnapped in Nigeria with your support now, but you can ensure that the world takes preventive steps to ensure that women and girls are protected, empowered, and educated -- fearlessly -- around the world.
Empowerment has always been central to Career Wardrobe's mission. From day one, we have challenged every woman who comes through our doors to dream big while also giving her the tools she needs to reach those goals... whether it's her first job or the next job that will help her on her career path.
I'm convinced that empowered, knowing, self-embodied mothers can move mountains. It doesn't matter what type of work these moms do. What matters is that they do it from their hearts and souls, knowing they can create change. Wendy Silvers is one of these mothers.
Although the report includes a suggestion for leaders to work on the limiting mindsets that create the barriers for women, the recommendations focus primarily on "fixing the women" instead of on fixing the system that created the problem.