“You have to be able to identify these behaviors in a way that people will remember…[The new terminology] has prompted this huge cultural conversation that we were not having before at all.” - Jessica Bennett
In this episode, Gloria welcomes to the show journalist and author, Jessica Bennett. Jessica is the gender editor of The New York Times, working to expand global coverage of women, gender and society across platforms. Her book, Feminist Fight Club: A Survival Manual for a Sexist Workplace, chronicles how to navigate subtle sexism at work and provides real-life career advice for a new generation of professional women. Jessica shares some of her own experiences with workplace sexism and provides tips and strategies to combat ‘manterrupting,’ ‘mansplaining,’ ‘bropropriating,’ and many other issues women are subjected to on a daily basis.
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Jessica’s Book: Feminist Fight Club: A Survival Manual for a Sexist Workplace