#GAReads | Don't Underestimate the Power of Women Supporting Each Other at Work

 
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"Don't Underestimate the Power of Women Supporting Each Other at Work":

Don’t underestimate the power of women connecting and supporting each other at work. As my experiences from being a rookie accountant to a managing director at an investment bank have taught me, conversations between women have massive benefits for the individual and the organization. When I graduated college in the 1970s, I believed that women would quickly achieve parity at all levels of professional life now that we had “arrived” — I viewed the lack of women at the top as more of a “pipeline” problem, not a cultural one. But the support I expected to find from female colleagues — the feeling of sisterhood in this mission — rarely survived first contact within the workplace.

Read Anne Welsh McNulty's full article at Harvard Business Review here…