Hello! Nice to hear from you. I have never in my life witnessed that happening in any place that I’ve worked. That doesn’t mean that it doesn’t ever occur anywhere, but it is one of the ways that women and their accomplishments continue to be undermined, to jump to the conclusion that they must’ve somehow “slept their way to the top.” If that were actually a common phenomenon, we’d have a whole lot more women in powerful, top-level positions.

Dispelling cultural myths with research-driven stories. My favorite word is “specious.” Not fragile like a flower; fragile like a bomb! Twitter @ElleBeau

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