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The Power of Self-Advocacy: A Crucial Tool for Women Leaders

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Self-advocacy is more than just a buzzword; it’s a vital skill, especially for women leaders aspiring to reach the next level in their careers. Often, women find themselves overlooked or undervalued in leadership positions, not due to lack of ability or ambition, but because they hesitate to assert their worth. Self-advocacy is the key to unlocking new horizons. It’s time to amplify your voice and let the world know what you’re made of.

Why You Need to Be Your Own Champion

  • Stand Tall, Shine Bright: Self-advocacy is about owning your brilliance and refusing to let it be overshadowed. It’s not just about telling others what you’ve achieved; it’s about illuminating your path and leaving a trail for others to follow.
  • Crash Through the Ceiling: Let’s face it, barriers still exist, but they’re no match for you. Self-advocacy is your hammer to smash through obstacles and clear the way for success.
  • You’re Worth It, Believe It!: Confidence isn’t something you have; it’s something you own. Advocating for yourself helps you own your greatness and wear it like the badge of honor it is.


Your Starter Pack for Self-Advocacy

  • Your Brilliance, on Paper: Write down your wins, your strengths, your magic. Keep it handy. This isn’t vanity; it’s a tool to remind you of your awesomeness.
  • Speak It, Believe It: Clear, confident communication isn’t a skill; it’s an art. Paint a vivid picture of who you are and what you want.
  • Your Tribe Matters: Surround yourself with allies, mentors, and cheerleaders. Your network isn’t just contacts; it’s the path to opportunities and impact.
  • Negotiate Like a Pro: Ask for what you deserve, not what you think they’ll give. Prepare, present, and hold your ground. It’s your stage; own it!
  • Keep Growing: The journey doesn’t end. Keep learning, evolving, soaring. Invest in yourself because you are the best investment you’ll ever make.


Self-advocacy is not just a skill; it’s a mindset. It’s about believing in yourself, knowing your worth, and having the courage to stand up for what you deserve.

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Pooja Dang is a Women’s Executive Leadership Coach based in the San Francisco Bay Area, serving clients globally at companies such as Google, GoPro, Dropbox, and more. With over 15 years of experience in coaching, advising, and propelling women towards rapid career advancement and promotion, she specializes in high-impact workshops and dynamic 1:1 coaching, delivering breakthrough outcomes and accelerated change. Pooja has a proven track record of coaching women into the C-suite and is a trusted expert in growing executive presence, expanding influence, high-stakes negotiations, and leadership development. Using proven scientific strategies, transformative behavior tools, and a no-BS approach, Pooja is on a mission to empower more women to live confidently at the top of their game. Book your free consultation today. #ExecutiveCoach #LeadershipDevelopment #WomenInLeadership #BehaviorChange #CsuiteCoaching


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