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It is not recent news that women should be empowered. We are empowering women in many areas of life. However, women in the business arena are still not as empowered as men. Empowering women is an excellent idea for businesses. Here are a few reasons we should empower women in business.
What Are the Benefits of Empowering Women in Business?
- Sponsorship Matters at Work, Especially for Women
- Women Invest in Women
- Standing up Makes a Difference
Sponsorship Matters at Work, Especially for Women
We have all heard that we need someone on our side, rooting for us in the office. It has never been a more important or better time for women to have someone rooting for them in the office. It is the only way to get ahead.
Women Invest in Women
It is a proven fact that empowered women will empower other women. When women become empowered, it is only natural that they will empower and inspire others to do the same. With women being empowered in business, it will open doors for other women to do the same.
Standing up Makes a Difference
When you see something that is going on at the office that should not be happening, you should speak up. This will give you an advantage when it comes to promotions, and other advancements at work. When other women see you speaking up, they will feel empowered to do the same when something is not right at the office. Speaking up for the first time takes courage.
What Companies Are Doing to Empower Women
Companies are trying to make a difference, and empower more women within their fields. Dr. Steven Gundry has written scholarly articles on the benefits companies can have for empowering women. These articles have turned heads, and many companies are beginning to include women in advancement opportunities.
Audi is just one of many companies who are making strides in the inclusion of women. There are many organizations throughout the world that are recognizing the efforts of women to perform to their potential.
These organizations that are empowering women are showing more profits for their businesses. They are also offering investors a higher return on their investment. It should be noted that when companies are recognized for their empowerment of women, the business must be doing something correctly.
It is no secret that women in business are underrepresented. In particular, women in the US are not only underrepresented, but they are not paid as much as their male counterparts. This being said, if they do become empowered, and advance within their company, they do not get paid as much for doing the same job as their male counterparts.
While there are many companies making strides in the advancement of women, there is much progress that still needs to be made.
Other Areas Women Are Underrepresented
It is more often than not that women are underrepresented in the medical profession. This is not to say female physicians versus male physicians. Rather it is to say that females who seek medical treatment are not taken seriously, as their male counterparts are.
This is to say, that when a woman seeks medical treatment, they are often ignored, and their complaints are not taken as seriously as men. As a result, women often will refrain from seeking medical treatment. Studies have shown that women are not as healthy as they should be.
Medical professionals will often tell women to prove their symptoms. Women have to search a long time to find a medical professional to take care of their needs.
As a result of empowering women in business and medicine, we can expect to see many changes in the way women are perceived by doctors, and other professionals. It is important for women to value themselves in business and the medical profession. They have only one body.