you worked and studied hard and are making your mark and following your dreams in the profession of your choosing.
You recognize the importance of being well educated and informed of the world around you. So step out of your house and don’t spend that evening chatting with online profiles and copy pasted messages… to a potential friend, in person, at one of our events.
Women my age had to learn how to roll with the punches fairly early on in our careers.
We never had the luxury of equality legislation to protect us, or quotas to ensure we got ahead in the workplace, regardless of our actual ability.
'Offensive': High-flying barrister Charlotte Proudman, 27, (pictured left), accused married father-of-two Alexander Carter-Silk, 57, (right) of ‘disgusting’ sexism after he praised her ‘stunning’ picture on Linked In Clever girl, our Ms Proudman. Because, of course, the key to success as a barrister is knowing how to spot your enemy’s weaknesses — and having the guts and chutzpah to exploit those weaknesses ruthlessly.
You may or may not know that there exists on the internet a tedious website called ‘Linked In’.
‘The eroticisation of women’s physical appearance is a way of exercising power over women.
It silences women’s professional attributes as their physical appearance becomes the subject.’Blimey, you might think. What could this repulsive specimen of the patriarchy possibly have done to her?
And if you want proof, I shall leave you with a quote from an interview she gave to a newspaper yesterday.
Yes, Ms Proudman, so shy and retiring she could not even bear to suffer a compliment from a colleague — but perfectly willing to be interviewed by a newspaper.
And all for daring to pay a woman a virtual compliment.