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"I am a risk taker, so I felt like I should encourage other girls to take risks as well."

I became a little bit obsessed with the gender wage gap and some of the really interesting seminars I went to said that one of the causes is because a lot of girls in schools aren’t taught about taking risks or entrepreneurship, so then when they go in to the job market they don’t like taking risks, and they are less likely to take risks than men.

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