There are a lot of things that hold us back from working in a meritocracy. There are a lot of things that hold us back from even just having gender equality at work and there are a lot of things that we can do about it. The first thing we have to do is the hardest part. We have to take responsibility for what’s in front of us and work to fix it.
When we can take responsibility for the status of our own workplaces we are more willing to put in the work to change it. Make your workplace a meritocracy. Value the people who do the unpaid work around you. Make your workplace a safe place to be out. Be a mentor. Have a mentor. Champion someone.
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