Personal Development

How to be Taken Seriously

I’m a young adult in the workplace, I constantly feel the struggle of trying to be taken seriously. As a woman in a male-dominated industry, that struggle is often compounded. I’ve been called “baby,” “honey,” “kiddo,” and “sweetheart.” I don’t know how to correct people, in a way that doesn't feel defensive. So what do… Continue reading How to be Taken Seriously

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Mini-Post: Female Ambition

I was talking with a male coworker once about another one of our female peers. I told him that I’d asked for her advice on something, and he said this to me: “She’s highly respected here. She’d be good to get close to. But she’s also very ambitious, so be careful. She might try to… Continue reading Mini-Post: Female Ambition

Personal Development

I am a Christian Feminist

 I believe in empowering women to be strong leaders. I am also a Christian. Some people may think that these concepts conflict, but I disagree. I have absolutely no trouble harmonizing these two principles, and I’d like to take a few minutes to explain how.   What is Feminism? When I first told my… Continue reading I am a Christian Feminist