The recent article on the Atlantic said it best:
Women were the big winners at the Emmys Sunday night
—with major trophies in every category going to shows centred on female characters, from established hits like Veep to critically acclaimed new series like The Handmaid’s Tale.
Read the article here
I have to say, I really enjoyed the acceptance speeches, by Reece Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman, for their roles in Big Little Lies. They were empowering.
“Bring women to the front of their own stories and make them the hero of their own stories! Thank you for that opportunity for audiences to wrap their arms around us,” Witherspoon said.
I love that It highlights that girls need to not only hear these messages but see what that looks like.
Nicole showed turned heads on in this Red Calvin Klein By Appointment grenadine silk gazar pleated bodice dress by Raf Simons.
Very fitting (no pun intended, but I’ll take it) as red is the colour of fire and blood, so it is associated with energy, strength, power, determination as well as passion, desire, and love.
“This was an opportunity, created because we weren’t getting offered great roles. So, now, more great roles for women, please!” Kidman said.
In both business and life, I don’t try to be everything to everyone. Self-awareness plays such an important role in my drive and direction. Growing up we are shown the way, but when we are empowered to create our own path, that is where the true adventure really exists.