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The corporate director and former CEO of Alliance Atlantis tells young women, 'You can't give up and you can't take our progress for granted.'

The corporate vetern



Phyllis Yaffe: A veteran's advice to young women

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Phyllis Yaffe is the former CEO of Alliance Atlantis and a director on several corporate boards.



It has been a struggle to get this far. We're just a little way along the continuum. You can't give up and you can't take it for granted.

Young, bright women are going to have a hard time. It's going to be tough.

I was so angry at the tone and the small view of the world. (in the meeting...)



Standing up, paying attention and gaining their respect changes everything.

I wish I could say that things have gotten better.

We should be able to do both things and it's still just as hard as it ever was.

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