“When women talk about their accomplishments, it’s a signal to others to stop liking them,” said Rachel Sklar. “For men, success correlates with positive feelings. Women want to be well liked, they don’t want to rock the boat. We have to support our troublemakers.”
Sklar, a speaker, writer, and creator of TheLi.st, a media platform dedicated to connecting women and promoting their accomplishments, was one of three women honored at the annual Jewish Women’s Archive Luncheon, Making Trouble, Making History on Sunday, March 10th at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York City. Recognized for making trouble, Sklar’s fellow honorees included Bel Kaufman, writer and former New York City public school teacher, and Rachel Cohen Gerrol, co-founder of the Nexus Global Youth Summit and Executive Director of the PVBLIC Foundation.
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