Tag Archive: stereotyping

Only dead fish go with the flow!

The recent Wonder Woman movie is a rage, both at the box office, and critic ratings. It has, in fact, gone on to become DC’s highest grossing movie. Kudos Gal Gadot! What struck me the most about the movie is the fact that Diana returns, finally, to a home, satisfied in knowing the truth of …

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The limiting nature of labels!

A young lady at the recently concluded conference I-Inspire, sounded very perturbed, “I work in a manufacturing organization and as one of the very few women around I am always getting stereo-typed” she said, elucidating further “I am constantly getting told, you are a girl, you won’t be able to work on this heavy engineering …

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Beauty and brains?

“Ma’am, I work very hard and am doing very well in my organization, but just because I am reasonably nice-looking, my colleagues pass snide comments that my looks are the secret of my success …. what do I do ?”,  a pretty young thing asked me this question earnestly at one of the book -readings …

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Mean Machines

My female friends will kill me for resorting to stereotyping but it is definitely true that most women just don’t understand cars – they don’t understand what the entire mystique behind cars is, what distinguishes one from the other, how to worship and respect them and sometimes even how to drive them.  I certainly don’t …

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