Working hard and being good at your job is an insufficient career strategy! If you want a promotion or recognition, you must be SEEN, HEARD and REGARDED as better than your peers. It’s uncomfortable to self-promote but until it’s an even playing field, we need to get better at it.
Cultural practices and norms impact women’s confidence through an accumulation of small incidents. We can easily become confused and think there is something wrong with us. In fact, there is something wrong with how things are done.