It all began with one woman posting this article using the hashtag #ilooklikeanengineer. Now women all over the globe are participating sharing their pictures along with their stories of breaking gender stereotypes in typically male fields (such as engineering). Now my ask… I want to see this trend expand into other “male-dominated” industries. Challenge ACCEPTED. Buzzfeed: Women … More Living #TFEL – #Ilooklikeanengineer
I lay right at the cusp of the millennial generation – and based on my behaviors and needs – I would consider myself a millennial. For those women breaking into the workplace, and envisioning themselves in a leadership role – this article has some great tips of keeping yourself relevant and inspiring credibility within your … More Representing #TFEL for the Millennials
Originally envisioned to be the first museum in the UK celebrating women, it has now been turned into a museum focused on Jack the Ripper and the supposed “ladies of the night” he brutally murdered. I’m just going to leave that there. Mashable: Museum that was supposed to celebrate women is now devoted to Jack … More A Monstrous Fail – The Museum of Jack the Ripper
While I’m not looking for a career, I’d like to give all my future #TFEL ladies a heads up about Google and Facebook’s ability to target ads towards you. According to this article, it seems that men receive better ads for jobs on these sites than women! Not ok Zuckerberg, not ok. Gizmodo: Google Shows … More Just trying to get to #TFEL – like it isn’t hard enough out there…
This week, we heard the very exciting news from the Arizona Cardinals regarding their staffing appointments. Jen Welter became the 1st female coach of any kind in the NFL. While this is a huge accomplishment in our quest for women’s equality – this article states we still have far to go regarding other sports organizations. Let’s hope this … More #TFEL in Sports…or really the absence of it.
Full disclaimer – I have an unhealthy Disney habit. So… reading this article was disheartening. I try to remember that this was the 30s and it was still “acceptable” to call women “girls” – but no…not Disney!!! Not the company that tells me all my wishes will come true!!! I say this about 4 days … More Remembering a time when Disney was not all about #TFEL…
My territory requires me to travel by air almost weekly…which causes me to fondly remember my old driving-only territory (oh the privacy!). While I am one of the weirdos who actually enjoys air travel (for the most part…and because I’m now platinum medallion with Delta). Nothing makes me cringe harder than people who have ZERO travel … More The Joys of Being a #TFEL Road Warrior