In my time as an editor, many, many men have come through my door asking for a raise or demanding a promotion. Guess how many women have ever asked me for a promotion?
I’ll tell you. Exactly … zero.
Sure, it’s a risk to ask for a raise. But women need to take risks — and to realize that at some point they will fail.
– Joanne Lipman, “The Mismeasure of Woman,” NYT