Gender diversity in the business world is changing. Across the globe, successful women are taking on senior positions in various industries. Businesses like tech companies, law firms, startups, and media platforms have started appointing women as board members, senior staff, and advisory committee members.
Most of the modeling industry has strict appearance rules, which most people don't check the box for. But by it being 2019, many models are defying the odds and showing the world that it is okay to be "different" from other models and to accept what makes you stand out.
New York Women in Film and Television (NYWIFT) had its 20th annual Designing Women Awards gala on Tuesday, June 11 at the acclaimed Directors Guild of America Theater in New York City and was once again a motivational celebration. Co-presented by Variety, the event recognized and celebrated extraordinary women behind-the-scenes, renowned make-up artists, hair stylists and costume designers for their achievements, talent, and vision in the entertainment industry.
We want to know what women can do to stand out in the business world. According to the Women's Policy Institute, women's presence in company ownership is still increasing. The first step is to focus on the business approach, to prevent gender from defining women in their careers. Looking at these strategies can help a diligent woman stand out on the business stage. Today, women are more likely to work, rather than stay in the home. Today, they communicate with men and prove that they are the same.
“It is far harder to be a boy today than it is to be a girl.”
Just a few decades have passed since women were expected to get married and stay home with her children and tend to the house. In the 1950s, only 34 percent of the workforce was women. Women did not go to work, and despite any ambition to do so, it was societally expected that they would be the caregivers, child rearers, and homemakers.
Mediocrity is a complacent attitude towards life and if she were a person mediocrity would be—as Ronda Rousey puts it—“A-do-nothing-b!tch.” Mediocrity is choosing to just "drift" in life—settling for any ol' thang because she simply knows no better, thinks she’s not worthy of anything better, or, doesn’t know how to reach better.
Many of us either know what Snapchat is or has one, but for the ones who do not have a Snapchat, let me fill you in on what the phone application is about. It is a popular social media app that lets people send pictures and or videos to friends that self-destruct after a certain amount of seconds.
I moved up to Saint Augustine almost one year from now. I moved up for some guy. (Insert feminist trigger-rage face.) But I have been with this guy for six years so it was bound to happen one way or another.
“I don’t approve of female Marines,” Captain Boller said at the Newark, Delaware Marine Officer Selection Office. His thick arms nearly burst of out of his blue dress “D” uniform that day in June. A bulldog named Pappy circled the desk and chair where the Boller sat. Tymeeka Timmons leaned back in her chair.
Imagine this: you have been working at your place of employment for years, and have done all tasks within your job description, as well as been asked to do a number of tasks outside of your job description. Managers and coworkers alike have all grown to trust and rely upon you to get the tasks they couldn't take care of completed. You are highly respected and appreciated. It took a lot of work to get to this point, and everyone knows it.