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Are you a woman competing with men?

Last updated 09:00 14/10/2016
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Do women encounter extra challenges when working in a male-dominated environment?

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What is it like to be a woman working in a male-dominated job?

Are issues such as childcare, uniform and career progression more complicated for women?

We're keen to hear from ladies who buck the trend in their industry and fly the estrogen flag in a testosterone-dominated environment - and how they do it.

What are the best and worst parts of being outnumbered in the gender ratio? What reactions do you get when people find out you work in your industry? What extra considerations do you have to take into account that you feel your male peers don't worry about?

Share your story of being a woman in a man's working world by hitting the green button below. 

Do you know an influential woman?

Now in its second year, the Women of Influence Awards are about identifying the bold, energetic women who are helping shape New Zealand.

We are looking for women who are having an impact well beyond their formal roles - find out more here.


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