If we can embrace that we have different ways of thinking, different working methods, different reactions, then we see value in them rather than detriments…Your first salary is the one from which every salary after that will be based. Negotiating says something about you; that you understand your worth and that you are not afraid to speak up. It’s an important skill.
I’m sick of acting like a dumb, helpless girl just so a hot boy who dances his feelings will notice me. That’s not who I am. I’m a smart, strong, sensual woman.
working on a Sunday to get ahead of Monday worked for a hot second. advertising: SLOW DOWN.
Why do I get more attention for ordering a spirit-forward drink, and why do I—why does any woman—find this empowering? In a sense, by ordering whiskey with confidence, I’m challenging the stereotype that women have dainty palates while disproving the assumption that I’m not interested in spirits—a stereotype that, in part, stems from historic mores that are deeply woven into the cultural fabric that dictates gender roles.
Dropr is a new place where all kinds of creative people can gain exposure and easily show off their work for free.
The idea is that if we make products gendered, and we make a product for girls and a product for boys, then we’re going to perpetuate a stereotype. So the way we approach this is by making products that are gender neutral. And they’re very intentionally gender neutral, it’s a lot of hard work to make something gender neutral because the opportunities to lock in on gender, you know, there are many of them. So we make decisions that are affecting color, look. That are affecting collections of bits. Sample projects that we show. How we showcase heroes and inventors that have made things. We use them to select kinds of projects—things that are not only robotic, only handheld, things that are more, for example, situational. We try to create all these situations that allow every person to find their own flavor.
I think my coworkers found out I’m a raging feminist. and some are quietly patting me on the back while others don’t get it.