Speaking While Female

Speaking While Female

By Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant
Jan. 12, 2015

YEARS ago, while producing the hit TV series “The Shield,” Glen Mazzara noticed that two young female writers were quiet during story meetings. He pulled them aside and encouraged them to speak up more.

Watch what happens when we do, they replied.

Almost every time they started to speak, they were interrupted or shot down before finishing their pitch. When one had a good idea, a male writer would jump in and run with it before she could complete her thought…

https://www.nytimes.com/2015/01/11/opinion/sunday/speaking-while-female.html