Recommended article from Elle: What Comes After Ambition?
Women are in the midst of a revolutionary reckoning with our ambitions.
We’re not resigning en masse—because who can afford to quit her job in this economy?!—but we are trying to figure out a new set of goals and guidance for our professional lives.
Thanks to long-simmering inequality and stubborn sexism, clarified by the pain of the pandemic, our definitions of success increasingly lie outside the realm of work. We are waking up to the fact that our jobs are never going to love us back. And we are trying to adjust accordingly.
A teacher friend remarks, “This article rings so true!!! I had to take a few screen shots so I could do some journaling! There are points describing exactly what I have been going through especially this last year.”