In this Ledger article on gender issues in the workplace, Christy Crider is among female professionals in Middle Tennessee who comment on whether they’ve experienced gender discrimination and what they thought of using the words “mansplaining,” “manterruption” and “bropropriating” to describe it.
Ms. Crider said, "We as women have to own our obligation to speak up with our good ideas and not wait on an invitation and a captive audience to do so. That gets some of us out of our comfort zone. Correspondingly, men should recognize that women have great ideas and, for the advancement of the common mission, make sure they are providing opportunities for the ideas to reach the group."
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