Here’s Why I Don’t Like ‘Women-Only’ Events

The positivity-focused chants and talks disgust me

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Towards the final few minutes of a tech-talk at a conference supporting women entrepreneurs, the speaker told everyone in the room to get up and repeat after her “I’m amazing, I’m strong, I’m resilient”. My knees gave up at the sound of that. My worst nightmares of deciding to go to a ‘Women-Focused’ event…