I am not saying that all men write posts like this because they deliberately want to exclude women. I am saying that unless we become are aware of embedded bias and actively seek to overcome it, we will continue to make lists like this by default.
Why We Can’t Keep Having “Best of Entrepreneur” Lists That are Overwhelmingly Male
Sarah Kathleen Peck
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I agree that this is such an important point because folks often respond to these discussions defensively because they interpret them as zero-sum accusations. Engagement is often not about getting them to admit wrongdoing — rather it is about driving awareness of these biases.