If you want to reach a place it is best to know where that place is. I know that sound pitifully obvious but I have been on so many projects which had very little in the way of direction because we didn’t know where we were going. We didn’t have a clear idea of what the project would do, what it would be like when finished or even a full list of functionality. If you have experienced this, you understand how awfully frustrating it is to stand there, knowing you are suppose to be doing something, and helpless to know what that something should be.
In her U.N. Speech, the day of our inauguration, we were given clear descriptive instructions.
This is What it is About.. Gender Equality, Solidarity, Stop the Man-Hating, Stand up for each other, make an active effort toward inclusion. That, in a nutshell, is what HeForShe is about. There are many groups of activists out there in the world. Ours is new, but we have a clear mandate. Clarity is often more precious than skill.