was thinking about this and decided to reblog it. Thoughts?
When I was in college I was given an editorial by Lynne Tempest called ‘A Pinch of Reality’ that I’ve hung onto all these years (it was originally posted in Network magazine in 1991 and I have the pink handout I got probably 12 years ago in college! I told you I was a pack rat!). It has always wrung true to me and I was thinking about it this weekend.
The main point of the piece is that many women feel they are ‘imposters’ in their own lives. Here’s some examples she gives:
‘”I’m not really a composer but for my final project I did compose just a couple of little pieces” said a classmate recently in a course on women composers. After several apologies and self-effacing gestures, she sat down at the piano and played 3 magnificent compositions.’
‘”It’s just a simple pet project. Nothing really” said another…
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