“Women are seen through a gendered lens,” said communication expert and leadership coach, Anneli Blundell, known as the “people whisperer.”
“We are all operating in a space of social backlash, brought about by our perceptions of gender stereotypes,” she said. “Women are supposed to be nurturing, humble and supportive so when they act outside of that social stereotype by being strong and opinionated, they face a negative backlash, meaning they are perceived through a negatively skewed lens.”
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