Lookism. Gendered ageism. Motherism.
What do these isms have in common? Women and their age.
Women encounter these isms at various points during their careers. They experience ageism prior to age 25 when they apply for managerial roles and are considered too young. They experience it during childbearing years when employers may make assumptions about their private family lives. Then, of course, they experience it after their 40s when their appearance changes with age.
The question of gender equality has been at the forefront for the past couple of decades; nevertheless, women in the workplace still face a unique set of challenges and difficulties in the office. Hence, we collected the most impactful women in the workplace statistics to show you the landscape as it stands in 2022.
We know every woman has power. And when you bring more women together, that power is unstoppable, and that’s how we like to roll at SecondActWomen. After all, work and life are best experienced in the company of others. It goes without saying when we say others, family and friends are a no-brainer. But, what about those others you’re introduced to via a friend, you meet at a social event, or in line grabbing coffee at Starbucks.
I believe in giving people the benefit of the doubt. I think most people have good intentions, and sometimes, their comments, perceptions or biases are influenced by others, personal experiences and culture. And for this reason, it’s important to conduct periodic self-checks to make sure
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