WISE-NL Professionals Tip of the Month

Our Tip of the Month page provides tips for women professionals in STEM, and professional women in general. This is a great resource that we have started with the help of Dr. Mary Williams, that we encourage you to visit.  An excerpt from the most recent tip follows, or to read all of them up to date visit the link below.

May, 2014 – Tip #3:  Getting heard and recognized at meetings

One of the frustrations most frequently expressed by early career women is the difficulty in being heard at meetings. It shows up in a variety of ways:

  • She does not get a chance to speak because louder, more aggressive voices take the floor;
  • She gets interrupted while speaking;
  • She makes a point and someone else gets the credit.

Getting heard matters; it lubricates your career (see Tip#2).   Read more… 

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