Anita Harris on PBS: Ban Sandberg Ban Bossy Campaign?
|March 24, 2014||Posted by Anharris under Education, Topics, Workplace|
In the interview, Harris reiterated her concerns, first voiced at New Cambridge Observer and Broken Patterns Book that the campaign erroneously equates bossy–“fond of telling others what to do; domineering” –with good leadership. She also suggested the campaign might diminish confidence in some women and encourage bullying in others.
To the Contrary, which airs nationally, is an all-female news analysis series. The segment is available on the Web at http://www.pbs.org/to-the-contrary/watch/2885/contraception-cases;-ban-bossy;-congresswomen-and-leadership.
The program also covered the Obamacare Birth control mandate. Guests included: Former Congresswomen Blanche Lincoln, Carol Moseley Braun, Connie Morella, Barbara Kennelly and Mary Bono. Panelists were Amy Siskind, The New Agenda; Kay Coles James, *resident, Gloucester Institute; Avis Jones DeWeever, NPR host, and Rina Shah, Republican strategist.
The Harris Communications Group, is an award-winning PR and Marketing firm based at the Cambridge Innovation Center, in Kendall Square, Cambridge. Anita Harris, HarrisCom’s Managing Director, is the author of Broken Patterns, Professional Women and the Quest for a New Feminine Identity. Broken Patterns is available at Amazon.com, Kindle.com, and at the Harvard Bookstore, in Harvard Square.