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Majority of Women Surveyed Think Men are Best At High Stakes Projects


While many men believe other men are best suited to lead a high stakes project (77%),  the majority of women (55%) in a recent study, agreed

It is a fact that gender stereotypes impact the persistent gender pay gap. However, those images permeate the thinking of both gender, if the results of a survey of 9,000 respondents by food giant Unilever can believed. based on 9,000 respondents.

I still am hopeful because the workers Unilever surveyed are from eight different countries, including ones with heavy patriarchy: the United Kingdom, Turkey, India, Brazil, Argentina, Kenya, Indonesia and the United States. The broad inclusiveness of survey participants,  I firmly believe, may have skewed the result because we are coming off the heels of a very successful Women’s March on Washington, attitudes are changing, advertisers are recognizing their role in perpetrating gender myths and correcting themselves and progress is being made.

We are not still on outdated and archaic notions of the past, I hope!

Read more about the survey HERE!


photo courtesy New York Times


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Jeneba “JJ Ghatt”,is editor at Jenebapeaks.com, an online hub where she helps social media butterfly who empowers digital entrepreneurs and professionals to create great things online at her online learning platform Digital Publishing Academy.  She is an editor of tech blog Techyaya.com and founded the annual 200 Black Women to Follow On Twitter List. Read her bio, then get all of her online & digital biz startup advice and tools in one spot here!

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