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Sophie Sakellariadis
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Sophie Sakellariadis is a Washington, DC resident who works for a boutique consulting firm that specializes in tackling complex geo-strategic problems for government and corporate clients. She is also the co-founder of her firm’s women’s network and a passionate advocate for women’s rights and gender equity in the work place.

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How Can Men Support Women in the Workplace? A Conversation on Male-Female Mentorship

(1) Comments | Posted August 4, 2014 | 5:43 PM

Co-authored by Bryan Pelley, consultant and advocate for women's rights and gender equity in the workplace

In past posts on gender equity, I have focused a lot of attention on the importance of women supporting one another and engaging each other as mentors - at times to the subtle chagrin...

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The Upside of Our Romantically-Stunted, 20-Something Lives

(1) Comments | Posted February 27, 2014 | 12:43 PM

Over the course of the last year, journalists and social commentators alike have taken to highlighting an allegedly alarming new trend: The rise of the romantically-stunted, career-driven and perpetually single 20-something-year-old-woman.

The most egregious example of this commentary, of course, is Susan Patton's anachronistic call for young women to...

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What the Feminist Zeitgeist Means for the Future: A Millennial Perspective

(3) Comments | Posted October 28, 2013 | 5:28 PM

In the midst of the Sheryl Sandberg, Anne-Marie Slaughter debate on the future of feminism and women in the workplace, one voice has been conspicuously absent: that of the millennial woman.

This absence strikes me as particularly ironic given that millennial women, myself included, will ultimately determine whether we...

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The In-Process, Unofficial Guide to Being a Woman

(4) Comments | Posted September 23, 2013 | 2:23 PM

Earlier this month, Business Insider published an "Unofficial Goldman Sachs Guide to Being a Man" that has since been ricocheting around the inboxes of Blankfein-worshipping bros at record speed. But what about us women? Don't we count for anything? The BI guide troubled me on several accounts, including...

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