It’s International Women’s Day.
International Women’s Day is a time to celebrate the achievements of women. It’s a day to recognize the progress that has been made towards gender equality and to acknowledge the work that still needs to be done.
I’m excited to share with you five posts that celebrate achievements of women and my own personal qualms with needing a “women’s day”. Let’s read!
Five posts to celebrate International Women’s Day
As a Woman, I Don’t Want An International Women’s Day
I don’t want to be celebrated because I’m a woman. I want to celebrated based on my individual accomplishments.
IT & Manufacturing – It’s a Woman’s Game
This post is inspired by the article, “Women’s Work: A Glimpse at the Changing Face of Manufacturing”. Reading this post made me think about how I found myself in the world of manufacturing. After reading the article, I believe it really does mean something different to be a woman in the field. I don’t work in a factory every day or…
If I could be anything I’d be a Code Girl
I finished reading Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II. It was well written and a fascinating read. I loved following the individuals Liza Mundy picked out while also reading about what was happening on a macro scale for American Women in the midst of WWII. After…
The Problem with Telling Bossy Girls they have Leadership Skills
Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in June 2018 and has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. I first heard of Sherly Sandberg, COO of Facebook, when I watched her Ted Talk. I thought her talk was inspiring and just what women at work needed to hear. I loved when she…
The Booth Babe Dilemma
This story was updated in July, 2019 with CES’s new clothing policy for the show. There is a certain perception of women at tech conferences and trade shows. This came about when Doghead Simulation’s CMO, Amber Osborne, received an email referring to her as “David”. In 2016 Amber was ranked as the #2 Top Most…
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