Tag Archives: discrimination

Why “Lean-In” is Good Leadership Practice for Women: It’s the Norm for Male Leaders

Scott Schieman, Markus Schafer and Mitchell McIvor reported last Sunday in the New York Times, that “leaning in, for men, is a cultural expectation. It’s what they are “supposed to do, and they are usually respected and rewarded for it.” It generates “symbolic power” that translates into workplace influence. But women, who “tend to encounter […]

UN Declares November 10 Malala Day: Yousefzai continues to lead by example

Malala Yousefzai’s attack by Taliban terrorists backfires on Extremists CNN reported international and Pakistani support for Yousefzai’s courageous leadership to support equal education of girls. Yesterday was Malala Day, and more than 2 million signatures on two separate petitions were presented to the Pakistani government — one from British citizens, and the other from Pakistani […]

The Leading Edge on Title IX

Here are some places to go to find out about leaders and legislation battles for Title IX: A great interview from CBS Seattle with the Seattle Storm’s owner, Ginny Gilder, about her leadership of her team and a fascinating protest of women athletes at Yale in 1976. An interesting summary of legal history of Title […]