Women are often socialized to take up as little space as possible. This also means underselling achievements and talents.
In many of the dominant societies, the expected life goal for all women was to get married and have children. This is part of the societally ingrained patriarchy that feminism seeks to dismantle.
That pressure—get married and have children or as a woman you're a failure—is still felt. And girls are taught from an early age that to be high achieving is to be intimidating or unattractive to boys.
Well, one woman said no more and decided that she should own her successes and hard work.
This past Wednesday, Dr. Fern Riddell tweeted...