We have left fear behind and now we are the protagonists in all areas of human development. The process has not been easy, however, it is latent; An example of this was held in recent days at Blanco Castelar in Polanco during the presentation of The Golden Book: Rules to Succeed in the Game of Life, by Llamas, author of various best seller Y speaker international in the company of public relations specialist Rose Ruiz, Zaira Zepeda, president of the Association of Women Heads of Companies and Pilar Palomar, co-founder of Lady Multitask.
During the event, they talked from the heart about the problems that afflict the genre, but above all, how to face them. I was surprised by the response, about 70 women, it was also very pleasant to listen to them, understand them, enjoy their successes; the stigma was left behind, we women can live together, support each other, do business, enjoy ourselves.
According to the academic of the Faculty of Psychology (FP) of the UNAM, Tania Esmeralda Rocha Sánchez, gender inequality is still one of the greatest challenges of our time, since according to World Bank figures, women have 25 Percent less access to the rights that are considered universal, including employment and salary and for this reason, finding successful women is so pleasing. Among them was Cristina Prada, at the head of the Mexican company specializing in premium footwear Prada, she representing more than half a century of shoemaking tradition, being an inspiration for those present and demonstrating that gender no longer represents a glass ceiling for women.
The importance of recognizing ourselves is that sisterhood and empowerment are the main routes against violence and other scourges suffered by women; furthermore, if a woman is successful she surrounds herself with others creating a virtuous circle of support and networking.
I remember the saying of the anthropologist, Marcela Lagarde, “the idea of sisterhood, of seeking an alliance between us, has nothing to do with a biological bond, with whether we are friends, acquaintances or sisters, nor does it translate into a question of share the same thoughts. But to move towards the possibility of dismantling this system that, among other things, has taken the gender dimension as a way to establish inequalities and oppression in the lives of many women and of people in general”, that is, the bond does not it has to be biological to understand and empathize with the women around us.
Being sororas is not an individual choice, they have to be a radical social transformation that contributes to equity. Finally, we have each other, with our children, our personal, economic, social problems, but we are here to support each other and that has to be celebrated.