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4 women who show that the glass ceiling can be broken

On Behalf of | Mar 7, 2019 | Workplace Discrimination |

As advocates for women in the Detroit workplace, we enjoy showing our readers that it is possible for women to achieve great things in the world of business. We understand the hurdles you face as you pursue your dreams.

  • Workplace discrimination including lack of promotion
  • Sexual and other forms of workplace harassment
  • Being assigned unchallenging or stereotypical female-centric projects
  • Segregation from meetings and other work events

Proving that workplace discrimination occurred can be difficult but it is certainly not impossible. An attorney is an invaluable asset in these situations and can help you prove your case and find a satisfactory solution. In the hopes of inspiring you to keep dreaming and believing in your success, take a look at these women who are helping to break that elusive glass ceiling.

  1. Co-founder and CEO of 23andMe, Anne Wojcicki faced many obstacles, but now 23andMe is a highly successful business empowering individuals to access genetic testing.
  2. Rose Marcario, the CEO of the Patagonia outdoor apparel company, did not start at the top, but she found her way there by working hard and holding on to her goals.
  3. Carly Zakin and Danielle Weisberg founded TheSkimm, a very successful newsletter that delivers highlights of the day’s most important headlines.
  4. Co-founder of the popular Front App, sharing software that enables team members to work collaboratively, Mathilde Collin now serves as the company’s CEO.

Final words: Women like you, and the men who support you, can make a real difference in the workplace. If workplace discrimination continues to bar your way, please consider reaching out for legal assistance so that you can help put a stop to these unlawful business practices in Michigan. We also urge you to continue studying the comprehensive legal information published on our website and in our blog.


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