My method for deciding if an action that I am contemplating is acceptable for the workplace, is asking myself, “Would my mama approve?” If she wouldn’t, then I can’t do it. If your behavior would embarrass your mother or your grandmother then I shouldn’t do it at work. Figure out a different way to handle the situation, Sis.
For many working women it is often difficult to build the confidence and courage needed to speak up in the office. Whether it’s making a suggestion about how the office is run, having access to equal pay or fair treatment, or handling misconduct from colleagues, women often have a difficult time finding and using our […]
In my approximately 18 years of playing sports, I have never been coached by a woman. Though shocking, my experience is not uncommon. With women making up only about 40% of coaches in college and only 27% in youth sports, there are countless female athletes who never had the opportunity to be coached by a […]
If you haven’t heard, GladiatHers® has partnered with Rep & Brand to bring you the 2nd Annual GladiatHers® Women in Sports Mixer. Last year was amazing, but this year we’re taking things up several notches. We’ll have a panel of experts from the sports industry, free (yes, you read that correctly) headshots, food, an open […]
If you haven’t heard by now, on Sunday while lauding Serena Williams as the best female tennis player of all time, legendary American player John McEnroe also said that if she had played on men’s circuit she’d probably only be “like 700 in the world.” This of course prompted an outcry from many who […]
In spite of the best efforts of the likes of O’Reilly and “Spicey,” who continue to disrespect the women who threaten their fragile male egos, women and women in sports got a huge win this week. This morning, less than two weeks after the women of team USA Hockey announced that they would boycott the International Ice Hockey […]