Nancy Colier

The Likability Cage: Are Women Still Trapped?

Thirty-five years ago, my sorority sister was raped at a fraternity party. She didn’t report it for reasons we can guess, having heard this story a thousand times by now. Indeed, it was the clichéd story: the popular, handsome fraternity boy from a powerful family who happened to be a big donor to the university […]

How We, as Women, Give Away Our Power

Gwen was a working comedian when I first met her.  She wasn’t famous yet, but it seemed that she was on her way there.  I had never met an artist who pushed herself so hard.  No matter how tired she was, she showed up at every audition and never said no to any possible opportunity.  […]