Ban Bossy is about more than just words

It’s time to look beyond the name. It may well be the most polarizing factor of the new Ban Bossy campaign that’s causing a stir across social (and mainstream) media. The project to encourage young girls to lead was recently launched by Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg of Lean In fame, in partnership with the Girl Scouts of America. But critics who write off Ban Bossy because of emotional baggage associated with the word are missing the point.

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