I talk about my PhD all the time but are people with PhD’s real Dr’s?
Find out why it seems not everyone thinks they are, especially if you’re a woman
Here are some key topics covered from this episode:
- An example of male privilege
- A breakdown of misogyny in action
- Our powerful reading tip and much more
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Here are some key takeaways from this episode:
There’s still people occupying spaces they haven’t earned
“we see things like this in society in general including the Diversity and Inclusion space, people with no experience or knowledge making claims about things they know very little about based on anecdotal stories about themselves or other people that may or may not exist”
Some of these lack the experience and expertise and this causes problems especially when they abuse the privilege
“This author is mounting an attack; let’s be honest, has started an attack on a prominent woman for reasons that aren’t yet clear.. the beginning of the paragraph is rude and it gets worse”
We really need to make room for people who know what they’re doing
“Not only does he not have the experience or knowledge to make the claims in the title of the article. He spends the article explaining why he lacks the experience or or knowledge to make the claims in the title of the article”
Here are some resources so you can go deeper:
Is There a Doctor in the White House? Not if You Need an M.D.
Check out these related episodes of the show.
The 30 Per Cent Club: How It Transformed Diversity & Inclusion in the UK Forever [Interview with Melanie Richards]
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