Women in the workplace- Amanda Leatherman and Karen Crum Nicklas


Over the past few weeks, the nation has turned its attention back to Anita Hill, revisiting her 1991 testimony in which Hill said she was sexually harassed by her then-supervisor and current Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, both at work and outside the office.

Young women have unique experiences in the early stages of their careers, with some experiencing sex discrimination and others finding mentors and support through other women and colleagues.

Today, two prominent, young Frederick women — Frederick County Assistant State's Attorney Amanda Leatherman and Karen Crum Nicklas, executive assistant at The Great Frederick Fair — give their advice for women everywhere who want to push past barriers and claim space for themselves in their fields.

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