#GoodRead | Women at the White House have started using a simple, clever trick to get heard
The challenges of a job at the White House are tough and manifold, but at least one of them — the challenge of getting heard — has historically been tougher for women.
For one thing, there are fewer of them at the table: all presidents so far have been men, and among their top aides men have to date heavily outnumbered women. But another factor that weighs on how much women’s ideas get heard and credited isn’t confined to politics. Across sectors, and both in and outside work, women get interrupted more often than men — by people of both genders.