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Reflecting on a Journey of Growth & Resilience

Growing up, home was a realm of strong, inspiring women, with my father being the only male figure in my life. This environment, rich in love and feminine strength, nurtured my growth, ambition, and dreams. However, transitioning from this nurturing space into the broader, male-dominant workplace was an eye-opening experience that reshaped my understanding of what it means to be a woman in a professional setting.



Stepping into the corporate world, I quickly realized that the playing field was markedly different. My voice, often alone in a chorus of male counterparts, struggled to find its strength. I encountered challenges that I had never anticipated, where being heard, let alone being taken seriously, required effort exponentially greater than I had ever imagined.

It felt as though I had to work ten times harder for my ideas and contributions to be recognized on the same level as my male colleagues.


Today, I stand proud of the journey I've traveled and the obstacles I've overcome to carve out a space for myself in my industry. I share my story in the hope of connecting with others who may have had similar experiences, to encourage a dialogue about the challenges women face in male-dominated fields, and to remind us all of the strength that comes from diversity and inclusion in every sphere.


Let's continue to support, uplift, and inspire one another as we strive for a workplace where everyone, regardless of gender, is valued equally and has an equal chance to succeed.


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