Women everywhere were all a little triggered last month when with the now infamous WSJ op-ed that undermined Dr. Jill Biden’s academic credentials.

🧵👇 on how these biases play out in VC--and what we can do to bust them.

From mandozing to mansplaining, we’ve all had our credentials overlooked, expertise undermined, voices muffled. This subtle (and not-so-subtle) sexism is not unique to tech or VC--it pervades into politics, medicine, journalism, R&D... everywhere.

In my latest @Forbes piece, I take a fresh look at how unconscious bias against intersectional founders--especially Black & Latinx women--can stall breakthrough innovation and outcomes.



It’s time to check ourselves. Efforts to counter these biases need to be as aggressive, as subtle and as pervasive as the biases themselves. And it’s starts with talking the talk (dare I say, even tweeting the tweet?).

So now let's hear it from you, ladies. Let it all out in the Twittersphere. Founders, investors, doctors, lawyers, innovators-- Share your @DrBiden moment. A moment when you were mansplained or mandozed.

I know there are countless stories. I'll share just one. I was asked once, by a F500 CXO, if I had baked the 🍪🍪 for the meeting I was hosting.

Let's hear yours.



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