It’s key that women do not fall into the trap of the ‘good student syndrome.' It’s not enough to sit at your desk, keep your head down and work hard. To negotiate the best deal, women need to make sure their accomplishments are known, ensure they seize opportunities and find ‘sponsors.’
Women’s career development has made great advancements since the second half of the 20th century. Eleven highly successful women were asked about their strategies, experiences, views, and the practices that led them to flourishing and successful careers.
WomenWay - Young Female Entrepreneurs & Executives Association (YFEE), by Livia Spiesz
"Female leaders appear to pose a conundrum for observers, perhaps their rarity forms part of their curiosity, with any sightings leading to a frenzy of scrutiny. Their hair, outfit, the way they hold themselves, their voice, and even how much (or little) they smile are brutally dissected."