Sep 14, 2022
It wasn’t until the late 60s that women could have their own checking accounts, so there has been progress toward gender equality.
We’ve come a long way, baby!
Or have we?
Even today, gender bias plays a significant role in corporate and educational environments.
My guest watched that play out when she and her husband sought work at the same law firm. Although their resumes were nearly identical, the interviews were vastly different.
Cara Tuttle Bell is a speaker, author, consultant, and activist-educator. Cara has become an influential and award-winning leader in addressing sexual harassment and assault in higher education and a champion for the advancement of women on Vanderbilt’s campus. A contributing author to such publications as The Future Female Leader: Preparing Girls and Women to Lead the World, The Female Code: A Woman’s Book for Empowerment and Confidence, and the forthcoming Raising Daughters, she is the author of Drowning in Timidity: Women, Politeness, and the Power of Assertive Living.
On this episode of Wickedly Smart Women, Cara joins Anjel to share how she overcame ‘people pleasing’ to become a champion for women and institutional advocacy.
Listen in as Cara shares how she’s strategically using her anger and enlisting technology and the opposite sex to bring hope to the battle for gender equality.
Cara shares the story of the gender inequity she faced that sparked her path to institutional advocacy
The current period of backlash we’re facing in the fight for women’s rights
Why we need more equality in the voices of our educational institutions and corporate environments
Cara shares the fuel that keeps her marching on in the fight for equality in education
The critical difference between anger and assertiveness
How Cara is enlisting the opposite sex in the battle for equality
How technology is arming the gender inequality fight
Cara shares how she’s navigating the fatigue of fighting the gender equality battle
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