The Economics of Being a #girlboss

Female empowerment has reached new levels in today’s society with the help of social media. Following the popularity of the hashtags #girlboss (started by NastyGal founder Sophia Amoruso, who also released a book by the same name) and #bossbabe (created by Alex Hayden Hernandez with intention of starting a supportive community), women have become more inspired to become a boss in either the literal sense, or simply by taking charge of their lives. Embracing the Mentality How is it that simple hashtags can affect the way women view themselves? Likely, there are several reasons. Firstly, these hashtags imply a...

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