Whether an entrepreneur, small business owner, stay-at-home mom, or a father: have you ever noticed you don’t notice something until it is presented to you? I like to consider myself a supporter of women’s advancement and leadership (especially because I am a woman and a business owner). Yet, I realized when reading this article I am just as guilty of contributing to the stereotype of the “working woman”.
When you think of a “working woman” what image comes to mind? For me it’s a business suit, a briefcase, and sensible heels. I don’t think first of a doctor, or a Soldier (even though I was one), or a painter. This article, and the art coming to Getty Images through a link with LeanIn.org will be helpful for all of us.