Here is research that shows how women are treated badly when they speak up whereas men are rewarded. The solutions suggested in the article are somewhat slim, like have a “no interruption rule” and put more women in leadership positions. In my upcoming book (Leveling the Playing Field) I say that we must get to the root of why men feel they can interrupt without any negative consequences and why men don’t see women as leaders, and sometimes at all. These deep rooted mindsets (called implicit bias) cause these gender barriers. It is important to notice the events when they happens and equally important to understand WHY they persist. This article is a great start. Click here to read it all: When womn speak they get shut down
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