Analysis Of Sheryl Sandberg On The Myth Of The Catty Women

Good Essays
Dating back to years of women’s suffrage to now in the 21st century, women have come a long way from evolving from housewives to potential president candidates. By the looks of the last sentence, us women are doing well but there are still questions that linger in the background. Have we reached 100% equality? Coming from a millennial standpoint, I never put much thought into it until I could fully comprehend news headlines. In fact, we are nowhere near 100% for women’s equality. As an advocate for women’s rights, I was directed into women’s rights op-ed pieces to examine my beliefs further. The two op-eds I chose were written by the same authors in the New York Times with a year difference between them. Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant co-wrote both pieces, “Sheryl Sandberg on the Myth of the Catty Women” and “How Men Can Succeed in the Boardroom and the Bedroom”. Both pieces share two different perspectives but come together for one purpose to fuel the desire to have women’s equality.
The first op-ed I examined was “Sheryl Sandberg on the Myth of the Catty Women”. The main argument of the op-ed is that women support each other personally and professionally. The op-ed started off by debunking the Queen Bee Theory. The Queen Bee Theory is described as a female in charge should have a negative impact on other females trying to move up the job ladder. Contrary to belief, the queen bee theory is not common. Yes, woman can go against and support other women. Sandberg and Grant go
Get Access