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9 Ways Freelance Women Can Help Each Other Get Ahead

Screenshot of article posted at Freelancers Union BlogThis Women’s History Month, let’s foster power, purpose, and community.

Cross-posted from Freelancers Union
[by Ariane Hunter]

Patriarchal systems would have us think that women are competitive, jealous of each other, and gossipy. That we don’t want to see each other win.

On International Women’s Day this past Friday, I shared a post on my Instagram; a story of the first examples of women’s leadership within the household I grew up in. I shared how seeing role model matriarchs in my family helped define my own leadership trajectory. Part of what I wrote was, “It’s up to us to show each other the way through truth, kindness, and unshakeable courage. Celebrate women’s day today and every day because when she wins, we all win.”

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