What is another word for glass ceiling?

Pronunciation: [ɡlˈas sˈiːlɪŋ] (IPA)

The term "glass ceiling" refers to an invisible barrier that prevents women and minorities from reaching their full potential in the workplace. Synonyms for this term include gender barrier, corporate ceiling, and discrimination barrier. Other terms that can be used to describe this phenomenon are the "women-are-not-promotable phenomenon" and "the promotion frozen zone." These terms all refer to the same underlying issue of discrimination and bias in the workplace that prevent certain individuals from advancing and reaching their full potential. Regardless of the term used, it is important to recognize and address this issue in order to achieve true diversity and equality in the workplace.

Synonyms for Glass ceiling:

What are the hypernyms for Glass ceiling?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    sexual discrimination, gender gap, unconscious bias, Ceiling of exclusion, Discrimination in the workplace, Glass barrier, Workplace inequality.

What are the hyponyms for Glass ceiling?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for glass ceiling (as nouns)

Famous quotes with Glass ceiling

  • I believe women still face a glass ceiling that must be shattered.
    Andrew Cuomo
  • And they were writing scripts where Christine had hit the glass ceiling. And I always thought Christine would never hit the glass ceiling. I thought her dreams would take her. Maybe her dreams wouldn't take her where she wanted, but she still had her dreams.
    Sharon Gless
  • The way they were writing Christine as this older woman who got married, which she shouldn't have. Obviously got divorced right away. Reached the glass ceiling in the police precinct. So there is a part of her that died because she knows she couldn't go any farther.
    Sharon Gless
  • why does accountability keep hitting a glass ceiling?
    Rachel Maddow

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