This week Marissa Mayer has been getting beat up in the media. I even chimed in along with other bloggers across the internet in a piece I wrote on The Broad Side called Reactions to Yahoo!’s No Telecommuting in the Work Place Policy.
But my post today has nothing to do with Yahoo! or telecommuting. It has nothing to do with the popular news this week. But it has everything to do with Marissa Mayer’s views on Feminism and the documentary film I watched on Tuesday night.
I sat down and watched MAKERS: Women Who Make America. It was moving to see all the hurdles women in America have made over the past fifty years alone. Paving the way for Fortune 500 CEO’s (and mothers) like Mayer to hold such a prestigious title. If we look back into the 1980′s, not only would Mayer be the wrong sex to hold her position, but she would also have been far too young. (more…)