The housewife stereotype has long since shattered - it's all about leaning in, breaking the glass ceiling, closing the wage gap and more.
Loneliness of the Female Developer
It's the loneliness that hits you first. I love being a developer. I love the challenge and learning every single day to get better.
Levels of Insubordination
For the past year, I have kept myself quiet in regards to how I found myself in my situation. Not many of even my closest friends have been aware of the events that occurred. I guess I felt it was taboo to talk about, that it wouldn't help anything any way, or maybe I was embarrassed. I'm really not sure. However, I am feeling a little braver and a little stronger, encouraged by the #metoo movement and the strong women I have seen come forward recently. So, I've decided to be open about my experience.
The Woman in the Shop
I always find it easy to write, and what better thing to write about than the workplace? Everyone has their moments at work; after all, we spend a "painful amount of time" at our workplaces.
Everything Wrong with the Statement, "God Told Me You're Supposed to Be My Wife"
Going to school to be a preacher is quite the experience. Going into my fourth year marks me a senior. Since my first days of my freshman year till my dog days as a junior, there's one situation that never gets old. I never stop seeing it or hearing about it. A theology major creeps out an individual by dropping potentially the most theologically damaging, spiritually confusing, and controversial line in the realm of romance, "God told me that you were going to be my wife."
Playing With Fire... And Hire
Look, I said it’s over. Let’s just draw a line under it and move on. Crazy bitch, why doesn’t she get that I’m not interested? Not to worry. I’ll get it taken care of. Look, I've found myself in a spot of bother. Can you help me clear it up? Good, things are sorted now. Just a bit of woman trouble. Another psycho ex, eh? Yeah, but not to worry, tagged & bagged, amirite, lads? Wa-hey!
While growing up anyone asked me what my mother did it was an easy answer, "Nothing, she is a housewife." It never occurred to me then she wanted to be more than just that, and it is a sacrifice someone chooses to be the caretaker of the family. I thought the role of a housewife is to cook which could be done in one hour and sleep any time of the day. I dreamt of becoming one someday. Despite my mother's best efforts of telling me how important it is to have a job and be independent, my mind was made up—I want to become a housewife.
What’s Wrong with Equal Pay Day
Friday, November 10 marks the Equal Pay Day in the UK, which means that from now on, all women in the UK will work effectively for free for the rest of 2017. That sounds awful. And it's also really bad that currently the pay gap, based on hourly earning, is at 9.1 percent. (1)
I Was Ousted From Her Campus
I am – I was a member of the Western University chapter for the online publication HerCampus.com for over a year. I’m still getting used to saying that in past tense. Coming to university last year, I really struggled with finding my place and making friends; Her Campus got me through my first year. Because of Her Campus, I made some of my best friends and found a home away from home.
Inner Feminist vs. Job
I love my job. Not in the sarcastic sense either. I actually love it. Naturally, there are times I’d rather be watching Supernatural or Rick and Morty or The L Word in my undies at home. Then again, wouldn’t we all?
- Top Story - September 2017
5 Inspiring Women Entrepreneurs Changing the Rules of Business
Breaking in like thunder, women across the globe are sending out messages that can no longer be easily dismissed. Once again we are entering a period in time where certain values and norms are being questioned, and 2016 has seen more light than ever shed on the importance of gender equality in the workforce, in order to promote gender equality in all aspects of life.
6 Brands Championing Diversity And Inclusion Through Company Culture
Whether you’re a man, woman, black, white, asian, gay, straight, transgender, disabled, unusual – you have probably experienced varying levels of discrimination throughout your life, and more specifically, in the workplace.
Uldouz Wallace: My Story
I was born in Tehran, Iran and moved to Sweden when I was 5 years old. Growing up in Sweden wasn't the easiest; I remember going to school and all the kids were blonde except for me. I didn't have a problem with it but apparently, other kids did.