Women of a certain age in Hollywood have long been faced with ageism, relegating them to smaller and smaller roles before disappearing offscreen forever. In the business world, older women have similarly had to fight against a work environment that can be dismissive at best, and downright abusive at worst. In Moneyish, Jeanette Settembre writes about the trailblazing women who are breaking down career barriers for women over 40, including Academy Award winner Nicole Kidman.
Says Kelley Kosow, who changed career paths to become a life coach in her 40s,
I see women going back to work all the time. It’s so great that we can reinvent ourselves in ways that are lifestyle friendly — we can still be grandmothers or go vacation, and there are so many different careers that women are finding their passions later on in life.
Link to the full article: These inspiring women, including Nicole Kidman, are kicking ageism’s ass