Why Katie Couric is rethinking the past
Katie Couric is starting a conversation on gender inequality in the workplace and attempting to answer why so many women struggle to reach the next level in their industries, particularly in technology and media. The latest episode of her new Nationa...
Couric reflected back on when she started on NBC's "Today." She was in her early 30s, Couric shared with Salon, and had "a fair amount of power and authority," which came with a hidden benefit. "I was sort of oblivious to some of the challenges that a lot of these women were facing," Couric said. "Of course I, you know, I had my own experiences that were really relatively mild compared to some of the other things that people were undergoing. And it's just been very interesting for me and educational to understand the power dynamics in a workplace and sort of how they affect relationships."
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