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See a young (24-29 yr old) woman with group of several older (40+ yr old) men, clearly work together in a consulting or business type role (based on convo topics and attire). Thoughts/Assumptions?

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First, she might be older than you think - I could pass for 20s well into my 30s. Second - there are many article on this trend, this one just in LAT > www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-women-dropping-out-20170522-story,amp.html. The reality is, the volume professional women are still catching up with men while contending with higher attrition...

As a woman in technology consulting, I am very frequently the only female in the room, let alone in the team. I have been a part of meetings with 25+ men and have never felt uncomfortable or less respected because I know what I am talking about. Also, I have received nothing less than the utmost respect from all of my project teams.

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BCG2 that would be one lucky guy!!

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Agree with EY4 it is no big deal!!!

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That happens to all of us young lady consultants and we don't think anything of it. Just part of the team and appreciate that you respect us just as much as the older guys on the team

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You're walking down the street and see a cart selling half smokes. A middle aged man buys one. Thoughts?

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But also raises another question: what do females in this situation think? Awkward? Trying to get a promotion? Forced?

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I think you should go talk to her since she's prob not trying to be the talk of the office tomorrow...

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Why are you even asking for a reaction or thoughts? Should we have any? I wouldn't think anything of it. It's not worthy of consideration. Its a bunch of people working. Why aren't you?

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Your misogynistic ideals are what's wrong with this world.

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Haha love the reactions :)

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My main thought is those guys are too old for consulting

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I'm reading so many assumptions about the reason for my post.

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Not awkward at all. My last CST was 12 men. And me.

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Stop stalking me?

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Ageee with above, I'm the only female on my team, and I enjoy going out to dinner or drinks with them because after being on such a long project together they're my friends

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I really don't get OP's post... too broad. Unless you're expecting a certain reaction? Whatever.

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Note to self: do not work for EY

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Wait, what exactly are you looking for by posting this? This post doesn't make any sense to me tbh!

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Escort waiting for her friends to show up

Ow1, wtf is too old for consulting?🤔😉

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