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Raise your hands: a reaction to Lean In

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dc.contributor.advisor Clamp, Christina
dc.contributor.author Friese, Melanie
dc.date.accessioned 2014-05-01T15:37:40Z
dc.date.available 2014-05-01T15:37:40Z
dc.date.issued 2014-04-02
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10474/2484
dc.description.abstract After reading Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead, a non-fiction book discussing women’s current roles in the workplace, I have become enlightened of the challenges that women continue to face. I was under the impression that the United States was continuing to progress towards gender equality, but in reality, it remains at an awkward standstill. My research will include a personal reconstruction of Harvard’s Heidi/Howard study, a study in which participants were given the story of a successful female and asked to provide their perceptions of her, while a separate group of participants were given the same story with just the gender of the protagonist changed and asked to give their perceptions. This study tested the perceptions of successful females in the business environment. The difference with my experiment is that the story of the successful female will be of a female student in higher education instead of a woman already far into her professional career. In addition, I will observe some classes at Southern New Hampshire University and record the participation of both male and female students to if there is male dominance in the classrooms. This study will also utilize a literature review of current research on gender equality in the United States of America. (Author abstract) en_US
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dc.publisher Southern New Hampshire University en_US
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dc.rights Author retains all ownership rights. Further reproduction in violation of copyright is prohibited en_US
dc.title Raise your hands: a reaction to Lean In en_US
dc.type Conference Paper en_US
dc.description.bibliographicCitation Friese, M. (2014). Raise your hands: a reaction to Lean In. Retrieved from http://academicarchive.snhu.edu en_US
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dc.rightsHolder Friese, Melanie


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