Ending Gender Bias: Why Richard Branson Says Everyone Should Take Meeting Notes, Not Just Women

September 2, 2015

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Richard Branson_picture with notes_image from Virgin.com_150If you’re a female in the workforce, chances are high that, at some point, you’ll be asked to do “office housework” activities, such as taking notes during a meeting or fetching someone coffee. And while you might wish that gender bias no longer existed, it’s still epidemic in many companies around the world.

A female friend of mine is a computer engineer at a large, global corporation. The real-life story she related, while funny, is typical of what continues to happen to women everywhere. Read the rest of this entry »