Be Successful: “Act Like a Man” and other irritating stereotypes

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard women say, “We have to teach other women that it’s okay to take a man’s role,” or, “It’s okay to be loud and assertive like a man,” or even, “Don’t be afraid to act like a man at your job!” I think that’s stupid. Men are typically seen as the more dominant forces in the tech industry because, until recently, there were ONLY men in the tech industry! That’s the only reason why most assertive higher ups are men. Women have simply not been around long enough to be consistently seen as … Continue reading Be Successful: “Act Like a Man” and other irritating stereotypes