Teach girls bravery, not perfection

Some people worry about our federal deficit. But I worry about our bravery deficit. Our economy, our society, we’re losing out because we’re not raising our girls to be brave. The bravery deficit is the reason why women are underrepresented in STEM, in C-suites, in boardrooms, in Congress, and pretty much everywhere you look.

Those dreams have never been more important for our country. For the American economy, for any economy to grow, to TRULY innovate, we cannot leave behind half our population! We have to socialize our girls to be comfortable with imperfection and we need to do it now. We can’t wait for them to learn how to be brave like I did when I was 33 years old.

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Founder @GirlsWhoCode & Marshall Plan for Moms. Activist. NYT Best Selling Author. Mother. Daughter of Refugees.

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Reshma Saujani

Reshma Saujani

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Founder @GirlsWhoCode & Marshall Plan for Moms. Activist. NYT Best Selling Author. Mother. Daughter of Refugees.