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Why do women struggle to support other women?

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I was having a great talk with my friend Lola Ogundare of Afro Connect about women supporting one another and the wish for a platform where women can come together to bounce ideas off of one another. It feels like the desire for these types of platforms are consistent, but it’s hard to find women to engage in these types of support groups with…

It often feels like women have the fear that if we’re helping someone get ahead, we are putting ourselves behind. Why is it women seem to support strangers over women they know and why is it women struggle to whole heartedly support one another at times?

I’d love your thoughts on this; weigh in on the topic…


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