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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“Fortune does favor the bold. I promise that you will never know what you’re capable of unless you try.” – Sheryl Sandberg By Janet Choi (Chief Creative Officer, iDoneThis) Women who promote themselves experience greater career advancement, compensation and career satisfaction. So I say “amen!” to Oprah’s advice that “in order to get people’s attention [...]
By Baat Enosh (VP Operations, Founder Labs) For the past 4 years, I’ve been living and breathing “Women In Tech” conversations. I’ve been working with Women 2.0, Founder Labs, and the National Center for Women & IT, focusing on getting more women to get into computing and found startups. The conversation is complex and at [...]
By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) Researchers at the University of New Hampshire Center for Venture Research found that women angel investors gain strength in their numbers. They defy the stereotype of women as cautious investors — stereotypes that are prevalent when women consist of less than 10% of an angel group. “In [...]