Rant: at a workshop today one of my managers referred to my role as "Vanna White” I’m in tech and am use to being on of the only women in a room full of people but this comment really got to me

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You should have asked, “who is Vanna White?”

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“Ah yes, I can see the existential despair in your eyes, Pat, as you struggle to find meaning outside of commenting on spinning.”

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You are not crazy. That is despicable! What a loser. As a women in tech myself, I definitely can relate.

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If it was Booz Allen, you need to say something.

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I agree - what happened to you was shitty and sexist and you should complain. That kind of treatment should not be tolerated.

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Especially since it was in front of the client and our company leadership. I’m sure he didn’t think it was offensive at all, just an off the cuff comment but I never refer to him as just being needed in the room to carry heavy stuff or I dunno haha maybe I’m thinking too much into it... am I crazy?? Would you be a little hurt if one of your managers referred to you that way??

Sounds like a complement!

Was this at PwC P&O? I think IK who your talking about...

That this even happened means you should just come to Slalom. It’s the easiest fix I can think of. What kind of a fool would say something like that to you? It requires a combination of lack of empathy, lack of awareness and maybe more. If this person is any kind of a leader it is a massive organizational and cultural failure.

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