December 17, 2018
"In November, history was made when an impassioned electorate voted 110 women into the U.S. House of Representatives — a resonating victory for hundreds of millions of women in our country. This high-water mark follows the waves of female-empowerment movements, as women have organized in droves and demanded their voices be heard. Global women’s marches, #MeToo, and countless workplace initiatives are exposing the extensive, rampant misogyny that continues to exist in the business world.
While we’re celebrating the congressional victory for women, it’s crucial to recognize that this is but one battle. The war continues. Women across the country endure misrepresentation, conscious biases, and unconscious slights at work every single day. Those unconscious biases are problematic, as some attitudes and behaviors toward women are ingrained in our society. Many businesses, to their credit, are trying to counter this by insisting on female representation and diversity in the workplace."
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