Inspiration from Dame Stephanie (Steve) Shirley

If you think it’s only today that we have been making strides for women in the workplace, featuring workforces of more than 50% women, flexible hours, and allowing women to work from home — you would be mistaken. Steve Shirley built a high tech software company of all women, who worked from home, in the 1960s. Here is her TED talk, where she explains the importance of trusting your staff, the unintended consequences of equal opportunity employment, and why all ambitious women have flat heads.