I think women show up with some
natural skills that marketers need to make sure
we do a good job of prizing
Whether it was a robotics class,
or a computer science class,
I looked around and asked myself,
'Where are the girls?
There was just one thing
I needed to do before my comeback journey began:
Give birth — for the second time.
People weren’t used to seeing women
who looked like us owning a wine company,
Robin & Andréa McBride
I’m not interested in half effort.
That wasn’t a recipe for success on the athletic field
or the basketball court, and I don’t think
it’s a recipe for success in many cases.
I received comments like,
'little girls don’t belong on the Eiger.'
And it’s like, well, now I'm at the summit,
so I guess you’re wrong!
My dad used to say that when you’re born,
you get a ticket to the freak show;
when you’re born in America,
you get a front row seat.