She Sounds Stupid And Like She Lacks Confidence, But Here’s The Astonishing Reason Why

A college professor once told me: “I know there’s a smart girl in there because I’ve read your work ... but you just sound so unintelligent when you speak.” He was trying to be constructive — I’ll give him that. Watching this video by NPR finally made me realize I’m not alone.

These are real comments that real people made about these real women:

Hear their voices, but most importantly, hear what they have to say about this kind of judgment.