Who doesn’t like to see confident women celebrated and embraced as role models for other females from all walks of life? We applaud their strength, marvel at their achievements and share their triumphs with our friends and sisters as inspiration that can help lift us all.
But that’s really only part of the story we should be telling, says self-esteem expert Jess Weiner.
As the CEO of her own consulting firm, Weiner advises top brands and organizations on how to best represent women and girls and the issues they face today. At Nicole Richie’s Pearl xChange, a conference empowering women, Weiner recently explained one of the major problems with how confident women are portrayed in the media — and it doesn’t do us any favors, she adds.
“What was deceiving for me about the way that media,…