Feminist Business School / by David Greenhill

Feminist Business School

Feminist Business School

Finally my two passions collide into a Saturday morning course!

Can a business be feminist? Why would it want to? Jenn Armbrust is the creator of Feminist Business School, a class that explores these questions and challenges the typical masculine model of American capitalism.

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Digging right in - we word jammed, we brainstormed, we workshopped in small groups.

We all have lenses in which we view the world. My feminist lens is the Howard Overcoat of my world views. I wear it almost every day. This is probably the reason I was drawn to this class in the first place.

 

Jenn presented the idea that business (for me, entrepreneurship & the rewarding rooty trail of creative idea) can be approached from a feminist perspective.

This shouldn’t be news to me right? Because I walk through the world with feminist colored glasses? I am likely already operating a feminist business…..but it was intriguing to have time to think and put this idea in context in order to go deeper.

I am continuing to explore and be inspired by the nuggets from Feminist Business School. Thankful yet again, to another powerful, creative woman who is brave to share her ideas about about what a harmonious feminine economy looks like and how we can work toward promoting it.