Girls are socialized to avoid risk and failure, while boys are expected and rewarded for taking risks and being brave. This leads to a world full of women who are paralyzed by perfectionism, unable to take steps outside our comfort zones, tamping down our dreams. In this episode, I talk to Reshma Saujani, CEO of Girls Who Code and author of Brave Not Perfect, about how to cultivate our bravery.
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1. We can get confused between things that we’re good at and things we like.
2. Our fears of girls getting hurt can lead them to limit themselves later on.
3. We need to slow down and give kids time to figure things out themselves.
Reshma Saujani is the author of the international bestseller Brave, Not Perfect and the New York Times Bestseller Girls Who Code: Learn to Code and Change the World. She is the founder and CEO of Girls Who Code, the international nonprofit organization working to close the gender gap in technology while teaching girls confidence and bravery through coding.
With warmth and lovingkindness,
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