Double standards aren’t just infuriating; they can also dent your performance by distracting your attention. So how can you deal with them constructively? HBR has ideas. By Jessica Stillman (Editor, Women 2.0) Double standards aren’t just infuriating; they also can dent your performance through stereotype threat. That’s the psychological term for the anxiety that individual [...]
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Women in clean energy may now occupy a small place, but it’s never a dull place! By Nancy Pfund (Managing Director, DBL Investors) As a woman in venture capital, I am part of a small club, and it’s part of my job to try to change that. As a woman in clean tech venture capital, [...]
Ellen Pao’s lawsuit allows our community to discuss these “women in tech” issues as real problems. By Cristina Cordova (Business Development, Pulse) TechCrunch reported that Kleiner Perkins Partner Ellen Pao sued her firm for gender and sexual discrimination. A friend immediately told me “Well that’s career suicide” and I can’t say I didn’t think the [...]