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Sameer Somal & Patrick Mataix

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Why Gender Equity and Diversity Matter for a Successful Business

Why Is There a Need for Change? Why Are Diverse and Inclusive Teams Still a Rarity? How Can Workplaces Foster Inclusivity? Overview: According to studies, businesses hoping to keep growing need to inculcate the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion in their business. Having homogenous teams leads to a loss of talent, innovation, and opportunity for growth. However, equitable teams are still a rarity because of comfort-zone practices and structural challenges. Some simple steps can begin to break through this …

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5 Stereotypes Every Small-Town Girl Can Relate To

Do You Speak English? Are You Allowed To Wear That? Are You Allowed To Do That? So, When Are You Getting Married? She Clearly Slept Her Way to the Top India, with all its glorious diversity, has some prominent industrial hubs where all dreams come true (or shall we say that it’s been believed so). Big cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, and Hyderabad have raised a different species of young women. While girls that come from comparatively underdeveloped, developing, or …

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Pop Culture Moments That Served Women Are Invincible

Taylor Swift Reclaiming Her Life’s Work Because It’s Cheaper Shonda Rhimes. That’s It. Fearless Inmates of Litchfield Penitentiary Female Rappers Breaking Through the Male Swag Most Mindful Make-Up Line From sexist remarks to the inadequacy of women of color representations, it is without a doubt that women continue to struggle to find their place in the media industry. But every so often, we serve boiling tea and the headlines are clear: we’re revolutionizing the system for a more gender-inclusive and …

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Breaking Down Barriers for Women in the Workplace: Five Ways To Start

Women in the Corporate World Five Gender Diversity Building Steps for Companies Positive Signs From Companies With Increased Women Leadership Nearly a quarter of the way into the 21st century, female equality and employment opportunities are still hot button issues. Despite progress made in the 19th and 20th centuries, many women are still presented with challenges due to stereotypes and cultural beliefs that should have been gone by now. It’s true that concerns about gender equality and equal pay are …

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The Gender Bias Tendencies of Educational Institutions

The Skewed Part A World Tour of Gender Biased Experiences Taking a Stand The Skewed Part These are one of the many classic examples of minor gender bias in our educational institutions. Even with lifting chairs, our teachers unconsciously assume that it's too laborious for girls to do it. That they would need someone strong, like a boy, instead of girls.  Gender bias is the acts of preferring one gender over the other. They are usually rooted in stereotypes such …

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How Contemporary Young Women Are Defying Societal Age-Normative Timelines

Age-Normative Pressures Surrounding Women Redefining Adulthood Milestones A New Approach to Having It All From the time they were little girls, society has been reminding women that time moves differently for them, and that they should make hay while the sun shines because, apparently, they depreciate with age. Growing up, girls are constantly reminded of the fact they mature sooner than their male counterparts. Although this is true with regards to brain development, our youth-obsessed society makes women feel as …

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