[FLR] Don’t Be Afraid To Be An Ambitious Woman

March 10, 2017 | The “W” Edition

Happy Friday!
This week, we celebrated International Woman’s Day. While, there has been signifigant improvement for woman leaders, there is still a long way to go. Here are some interesting stats on the representation of woman leaders in organizations.
15% of Fortune 500 “Csuite” roles
9 of 190 heads of states
13% of world’s parliaments
24% of tenured professorship
Forbes | Don’t Be Afraid To Be An Ambitious Woman
Fortune | The Trait That Makes Woman Great Leaders

Copy of Failure is instructive
HBR | A Simple Exercise Can Help Woman Overcome Self-Doubt to Succeed
CJ | One Word That Will Help You Be A Better Leader
TED | Billie Jean King: ‘This Tennis Icon Paved the Way for Women in Sports’
It is very hard to be a female leader. While it is assumed that any man, no matter how tough, has a soft side… and female leader is assumed to be one-dimensional.” – Billie Jean King
Leading, along the road with you!
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