Monday, October 15, 2007

My Journey to the Top

“Eleven women with big dreams from many different backgrounds. The path to power meant facing obstacles and their biggest fears ...”

Women still have an uneasy relationship with power and the traits necessary to be a leader. There is this internalized fear that if we are really powerful, we are going to be considered ruthless or pushy or strident—all those epithets that strike right at our femininity. We are still working at trying to overcome the fear that power and womanliness are mutually exclusive. Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn says "If you want to change the world, who do you begin with, yourself or others?"
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