“Brittany is bossy” was common feedback at the parent teacher conferences when I was a child. Second to that was, “Brittany is quite a talker”. Both are true in their own right, but it would be many years later before I would learn that my mother’s response was, “Brittany is a leader”.(more…)
What comes to mind when you think of traditional male-dominated professions? Firefighters? Software developers? Financial analysts?
If you considered these jobs, you’re right. According to insider.com, these are three of the ten occupations that are still dominated by men. But this doesn’t mean women aren’t making gains in these fields. As a matter of fact, at National Life, an organization that runs on actuarial tables, spreadsheets, and technology, women have historically led the charge.(more…)