Posts tagged feminism
How to get over your fear of negotiating

Throughout the town hall meeting, the women on the panel told stories of how they negotiated the price of a product to investors, their admission into college and what it was like to be on the other side of the table during negotiations. The common theme? Fear.

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What is "Women's work" and why is it paid so little?

For the past year, my Twitter feed has been littered with news of women’s accomplishments in STEM fields and programs encouraging women to pursue higher paying careers that have historically been male dominated. This coverage led me to believe that women were, overall, making more money and that perhaps the wage gap had shrunk. 

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A Man Once Told Me 'Power' Is A Masculine Word

I practically felt my legs forcing me to stand as I blurted out, "Excuse me? You think 'power' is a masculine word? Where does it say that in the dictionary?" The room was frozen. The males lowered their heads down not knowing how to respond. The one female in the room and I looked around, readying ourselves for some sort of logical explanation in the madness of this statement.

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