Well-behaved women seldom make history

It has been said that “Well-behaved women seldom make history.”
On this #internationalwomensday2023, I am reminded of the most valuable lesson I learned from my mother’s ‘bad behavior’:
None of us, particularly women, should ever be reticent about pursuing our ambitions or shy away from dissenting voices, even if it means defying the rules of protocol by disrupting polite discussions and going off-topic in board meetings.
Read more about the lessons I learned from my mother whose ‘politely disruptive’ intervention led to the achievement of equal benefits for women.

Lessons Learned from my Mother’s Bad Behaviour

Conventional wisdom tells us that children learn from the good example of their parents.  But something went haywire when my mother misbehaved in the office of the Prime Minister.  She defied the leadership of the Jamaica Civil Service Association by raising a topic that was not on the agenda in a meeting with the PrimeContinue reading “Lessons Learned from my Mother’s Bad Behaviour”