The Top Ten Problems That
Girls and Women Face
Self-esteem is tied to being pretty and popular
The "airhead" mystique: Airheads are "hot" and
"Brains" are boring.
Math stereotype: Girls can't do math;
Boys and Asian-Americans can.
Parent stereotypes - dads are smart; Moms aren't; they just work hard.
Competitiveness is unfeminine; Hide desire to win and give up.
Leadership is unfeminine;
Female leaders are often called "bossy" or "aggressive."
Perfectionism and risk taking
Pressure to not invest in too long of an education.
Can women continue to be "fire eaters" and mothers?
Glass ceilings and sticky floors
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