Looking gender bias straight in the eye
September 7, 2021 by Mallory Hendry
Growing up in what can only be described as a real-life version of the movie My Big Fat Greek Wedding, Fotini Iconomopoulos’ father bestowed upon her the nickname of “The Negotiator,” and she wore that label proudly.
“Girls were expected to speak only when spoken to, but I challenged the gender norms of my upbringing,” Iconomopoulos said. “I bucked that trend — I was more ambitious than that.”