TED Talks: Equality

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Lee Wright 7:01 PM
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Lee Wright 7:02 PM
Feminism
One woman’s point of view
Self-victimization
The Glass Ceiling
Girl Power
Opportunities for women are as good as they’ve been in human history.
as they’ve ever been
Terrorists killing boys vs girls
Kenya
Boca Raham (?)
Nigeria
not Kenya
Best time ever for Women!!!
And women aren’t happy
Victimhood
You made me fail because I am a woman.
positive discrimination
Renting a flat in Moscow
Prerequisite: Must be a white man

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Lee Wright 7:18 PM
Role-specific expectations
or traditions
not necessarily discrimination

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Lee Wright 7:20 PM
“Man-bashing”
Woman are more intuitive
More sympathetic
Stigma if a Russian man calls the police
Some men are abused by large wives.
Feel hopeless

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Lee Wright 7:23 PM
Woman HAVE BROKEN the glass ceiling many times
Small local glass ceilings are unavoidable.
Sons vs daughters – how does this affect the mother’s attitude

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Lee Wright 7:24 PM
In general, men are jerks.
safety in numbers for women
confidence and ability
I’m not a female entrepreneur, just an entrepreneur.
It has been my experience that female engineers are less competent than they should be.

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Lee Wright 7:28 PM
Nuclear, military
IT
doctors
blamed (blame /d/)

me 7:29 PM
5. Do you think Malala’s life is exaggerated in the international media?

Lee Wright 7:30 PM
A survivor
became a symbol
Like David Hogg in the USA

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Lee Wright 7:30 PM
She rose from the ashes like a Phoenix.
representative (REP ruh ZENT uh tiv)
Instant celebrityship
Senate (SEN it)
Malala is a “strong woman”!

me 7:34 PM
3. At what percentage do the women get highest-level job positions in your country?

Lee Wright 7:34 PM
#5. Yes
#3. I don’t know.
Less than 50%

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Lee Wright 7:35 PM
Could be choice or discrimination

Vasanth Prabakar 7:35 PM
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Lee Wright 7:35 PM
Society is suffering from feminism.
Pepsico
Diversity
IPO
Initial Public Offering
Debut
Board Membership
CEO, COO, CTO, CIO, CFO
“Token member”
Potemkin Village
Nationality diversity

me 7:41 PM
4. At what places you have reservations for women in your country?

Lee Wright 7:41 PM
Keeping up with the Joneses
White monkey
token white
token American
Women-only clubs or functions
Sororities in college

Vasanth Prabakar 7:42 PM
We have ladies only bus!

Lee Wright 7:42 PM
Fraternities in college
Escorts to the parking lot
Security guards at airport, females pat down females

Vasanth Prabakar 7:44 PM
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Lee Wright 7:45 PM
China has age limits on jobs.
Legal
Don’t hire old people
so you don’t have to fire them

Gerard Arbat 7:48 PM
employers

Lee Wright 7:48 PM
unintended consequences

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Lee Wright 7:49 PM
Men don’t live as long
35 is old in Russia for a man
USA: Obamacare had some unintended consequences
Must give medical benefits to full-time employees (40+ hours a week).
The woman had a cute accent.
That’s all I noticed.
🙂

Gerard Arbat 7:53 PM
you can’t say that here!
the “n” word!

Lee Wright 7:54 PM
Sports team: The Redskins
White people said it harmed the American Indians’ dignity.

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Lee Wright 7:55 PM
I say American Indians or Asian Indians
Comrade, the C word

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Lee Wright 7:57 PM
gulag master
dungeon master
African Americans
Asians
White, Asian, black or African American

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Lee Wright 7:59 PM
Latin Americans,
Hispanics
People with disabilities
Not disabled people!

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Vasanth Prabakar 8:01 PM
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Lee Wright 8:01 PM
Bolivia
Hispanic – Speaks Spanish
differently ables
alternatively talented
mentally-challenged
physically-challenge

Vasanth Prabakar 8:03 PM
visually

Lee Wright 8:03 PM
mobility-challenged
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