Language is powerful and in this book title each describe the effect of women not reaching their leadership potential. Shambaugh argues that what really holds women back is right below their own feet — the sticky floor. These sticky floors are self-limiting beliefs, assumptions, and behaviours that serve to limit a woman’s ability to achieve … [Read more...] about Recommended: Sticky Floors
StartupSmart Dads step up, mums let go: Smashing the glass ceiling starts at home StartupSmart Becoming a first-time parent was the most stand-out day of my life, which is kind of ironic given that men are so often defined by the work they do. Ask a man "So, what do you do?" and he'll likely describe his profession. It&39;s … [Read more...] about Dads step up, mums let go: Smashing the glass ceiling starts at home – StartupSmart
Sydney Morning Herald It's reigning men. How our convict past explains our glass ceiling Sydney Morning Herald Why does Tony Abbott have only one woman in his cabinet of 18 men? Why does BHP have only two #women on its 12-man board? Why does Australia itself have one of the lowest rates of female company directorships in the world? An … [Read more...] about It’s reigning men. How our convict past explains our glass ceiling – Sydney Morning Herald
I love Sheryl Sandberg. I love that someone like her is out there inspiring young women to believe that the world is at their feet. That there is nothing standing in their way except fear. Challenging them to seek out opportunities for themselves. Teaching them that there is no #glass ceiling and that if they are ballsy, confident and competent … [Read more...] about Glass Ceiling or Glass Womb?
"They are selected because they are—or could be—as good as agricultural scientists anywhere. They are groomed in leadership, and conduct research into problems facing their individual countries. They still face an enemy—the perception that #african women agricultural scientists can’t lead in innovation. Even as these experts continue to struggle … [Read more...] about Agricultural Science in Africa and Women