I am not your feminist.
"I only took this leadership role, this is very classic in the political world and in the business world, because people asked me to and talked me into thinking I could do it not because I assumed I could ... And so they did. Three wise women sat me down and said 'you can do this'."
I want us to think about paternity leave as well as maternity leave. I was us to make sure that the guy that's pushing the stroller to the playground does not feel alienated or stereotyped, as well as the woman who attends the boardroom meeting.
We learn about ourselves by not only what we say 'yes' to, but what we say 'no' to.
What I've been struck with in this work, is that for a movement that's about breaking down stereotypes, it seems like there are whole lot of stereotypes, assumptions and labels.
My desire to have economic security and independence probably played a bigger role than I even realized in starting my business.