Women in the United States have strived for, and achieved, equality in many areas, and have some freedoms that are unparalleled in many countries around the world. However, despite the United States' array of legal protections, women continue to face barriers to equality and the full enjoyment of their human rights.
The decision to change your career path is not a choice to take lightly. Venturing into the unknown is uncomfortable, and it is scary. The easy choice is inaction--accepting your career circumstances with complacency. Resolving against complacency in search of something more inspiring requires courage.
We all strive for success, even though what that means for each of us is going to be different. That's why I'm delighted to announce HuffPost Endeavor, a new section in partnership with Chevy Malibu. HuffPost Endeavor will be a place to both celebrate success and redefine it, by reminding ourselves what it really means to live a good life, to place the satisfaction that comes from hard work and accomplishment alongside the joys that come from small moments, pauses and meaningful connections.