Nancy Fredericks pens IWLC's "Mindful Mondays" column, appearing the second Monday of every month. Fredericks is a preeminent Business Executive Strategist, Author and Thought Leader. Corporations like Johnson & Johnson, PepsiCo, Adobe, Allergan and Transamerica have retained her to optimize individual and organizational performance. You can find her at www.CareerStretchZone.com.
Recently, on CBS News This Morning, Geena shared some staggering statistics regarding women in media.
Geena’s motto is, If they see it, they can be it. She believes that seeing more women in media is a game-changer. And it appears she may be right. Did you know that with the abundance of female forensic scientists on programs such as CSI, Bones and others, the number of women pursuing a career and studying the topic in college has skyrocketed?
Geena has taken on the battle in media. Are you interested in seeing a seismic shift in the number of women holding powerful, influential roles in the business world? If you are, try incorporating these four tips to help our daughters, the women around us and our selves create more career possibilities wherever we are:
Isn’t it time for each of us to pick up the banner of empowerment? Start by being a role model for the change you want to see happening one woman at a time as you join together with others of like mind. Remember what Margaret Mead, the American anthropologist understood, Never doubt that a small group of committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.