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  • If women want workplace equality, we’ve also got to stop sabotaging each other

    Quartz - 11/29/2017

    That aggression, when referred to in women, is frequently described with words like “bossy” and “bitchy.” The terms have become so engendered that Benjamin Schmidt, an assistant professor of history at Northeastern University who teaches a class on reading digital history, data-mapped the words used to describe professors at the top of their fields, based on more than 14 million teacher reviews on If you type in words like “bossy” or “bitchy” in Schmidt’s interactive chart, it’s perhaps unsurprising that those words were applied more frequently to women than men.

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