Selfish Careers and the Pink Ghetto

Pink Ghetto Pointy Shoes

Every career field needs people with a heart to love and change the world for better. – Sarah Bell, Isn’t Fashion Selfish?

After reading Sarah Bell’s post, Isn’t Fashion Selfish? I was reminded of how the attitudes from the “Pink Ghetto” affect women in all industries. In her post, she talks about criticism for going into the fashion industry. While the point of her post isn’t sexism, I reminded me of some sexist undertones perpetuated by the “Pink Ghetto”. To summarize, women who reject the “Pink Ghetto” are often criticized as selfish because they aren’t traditional caregivers.

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