The ability of writers to imagine what is not the self, to familiarize the strange and mystify the familiar, is the test of their power. –– Toni Morrison
With women’s movements around the world on the rise, one must ask a fundamental question: What’s missing from our political, economic, social and educational systems that needs fixing? As the author of this blog, Powerful Women Changing the World, I have interviewed many prominent women — Marie C. Wilson of The White House Project, Sophie Grégoire-Trudeau of eTalk, Almas Jiwani of UN Women Canada, and Madeline Di Nonno of the Geena Davis Institute, among them — who have all expressed the obvious. The lack of women in leadership roles means a waste of talent, skill, and insight.
I would like to deepen this perspective a bit further. Feminine power has been disregarded and that negligence has…
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