Why Lean In Doesn’t Cut It: Using Our White Privilege and the Power of Momentum to Support Women

In this episode of Summer School, my new friend Amy and I dive into a BIG topic – do we, as Sheryl Sandberg so aptly puts it, “lean in” or does this advice just not work and instead we should “lean out?” We’re diving deep into this question and other hot topics, including how we can use our white privilege to effect change, why it’s not about men vs. women but about those with power vs. those without, and why the Women’s Movement is just like a game of Red Rover – the stronger we are together, the harder it will be to stop our force. 

Mentioned in this episode:

“Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead” by Sheryl Sandberg

“The Opposite of Hate: A Field Guide to Repairing Our Humanity” by Sally Kohn

“White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism” by Robin DiAngelo

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