Yes, Lean In (But Go Your Own Way)

“This House Would Lean In”: transcript from Cambridge Union debate

If I had heard those numbers at your age, part of me might have felt a little depressed but part of me would have thought — well, I’ll just try harder. I’ll beat the odds.

To me, leaning in is about changing the narrative of what it means to be a woman today.

While the opposition has talked about changing the system in theory, this is not so simple in practice.

‘Leaning in’ is about creating a new way of being a woman in the workplace.

The idea of a woman chasing her own dreams is still a relatively recent one.

‘Leaning in’ can mean building new systems — challenging the status quo — and building a different world.



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