Women: Lift As You Climb

“There is a special place in hell for women who don’t help other women.”

curated from Forbes

These words by America’s first female, ceiling-smashing Secretary of State, Madeleine Albright, reflect two truths:

  1. The strong value many women place on supporting other women to achieve their ambitions as they pursue our own.
  2. Acknowledgement that not all women value the “sisterhood,” opting instead to pull the ladder up behind them as they climb, presumably because they don’t think other women should have it any easier than they did.

With over 35,000 members in Australia, and soon to expand in the USA, Business Chicks hosts events that bring women together to help each other,

A quick glance at the statistics on the state of women globally tell us that much work is still to be done to create an even playing field for girls and women.

The Dalai Lama once said “The world will be saved by the western woman.”

helping other women get ahead won’t diminish your position or power, it will enhance it.

We grow muscles by lifting weights; we grow powerful by lifting each other.

 

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