Questions I have grown to hate……
- Why do we need women in tech?
- Why do we need women in C level positions in fortune 500 companies?
- Why do we need more women entrepreneurs in emerging markets…?
- Why do we need women….?
You have to live under a rock not to understand why we need women…These question have kept us from advancing the conversation, to how’s and lessons learnt in creating spaces for women to grow . We should be past the basic questions of why!
These questions keep us on the offensive and always explaining why we need a seat at the table, instead of questions on how and strategies to create a place for ourselves at the table.
The Next Time you Moderate a Panel or Interview a Woman doing Amazing things, Don’t Ask Her to Explain Why More of Her Kind is Needed. You Already Know Why!