>What Do You Think Of This

>If you were in a training class and you asked a question, and the trainer told the following anecdote before answering your question… What would you think?

“I teach a lot of classes around the world, and I taught a class once in Egypt, and in Egypt they have a hierarchy about who is allowed to ask questions, and in what order. It wasn’t obvious to me what the order was but everyone in the class knew it. So everyone takes their turn asking their questions when the more important, or senior people ask their questions. Then the last person that gets to ask a question is the woman.”

So, what do you think?

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6 thoughts on “>What Do You Think Of This

  1. Meta Megan

    >The weird thing was, I assumed the end of the story was going to be that the woman was asking the most insightful question that really got to the heart of the matter. But then the story just sort of trailed off with… "we'll get to that in a later chapter."

  2. Beth

    >I would think that I would not learn much from that trainer! Then I would think about writing a letter about that.

  3. Laura M

    >I just finished reading In the Land of Invisible Women: A Female Doctor's Journey in the Saudi Kingdom by Qanta Ahmed. Read that.Who knows what the trainer really meant. I really hope he was just remembering it and not implying anything.

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