Tag Archives: sexism

#HilaryClinton as a leader… what it means to be a woman leading now

The Atlantic’s special project tracking women in leadership now is a great way to understand some of the controversies and benefits of the historic possibility of Hilary Clinton as our first female president. “Who run the world?” Beyoncé asked half a decade ago. She was confident of the answer: girls. While her prophecy has not […]

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 […]

Journalists as Thought Leaders

In her August 11 editorial, Alexandra Petri asks, “How should we talk about our Olympic women?” Itʻs a call for equity and integrity in journalistic leadership. Petri writes: “For many athletes, the Olympics mark the moment when they become celebrities. It is a moment we have not yet mastered, when they climb out of the pool and […]

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 […]