How self-proclaimed introvert Brie Larson broke the glass ceiling by demanding more
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How self-proclaimed introvert Brie Larson broke the glass ceiling by demanding more

A dynamo within the film industry, Brie Larson is a producer, artist, and award-winning actress. She also happens to be an introvert. During a recent appearance at Tina Brown’s Women of the World conference, the “Captain Marvel” star overturned the notion that women can’t have a real standing in the film industry, or anywhere else. Confronting the disenfranchisement of women in the film industry head-on, the 29-year old starlet had a few words of advice for young women striving for more. On demanding more of your paycheck “Money is actually something I’m excited to talk about. It’s this ‘thing’ that people think of as very ‘icky.’ But that’s the trap. They make you feel icky about it so that you don’t ask for what you deserve. You know what that number is inside. “Don’t demand more for yourself if that makes you feel weird. Do it for the women who come after you. Do it for the future you.” On dealing with unnecessary pressure “I’m desperately introverted. There’s a cost to my job. As women, we tend to put unnecessary pressure on ourselves. For me, I don’t think pressure does anything. I don’t think I need it. “I don’t […]

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