"Many women just don’t feel like competing against others": seven questions for Johanna Mollerstrom

Interview of May 31, 2017

Ms. Mollerstrom, isn’t the idea that women are less competitive than men a cliché?

It is a cliché—but one that, on average, holds true. Of course, there are a lot of women who are very competitive and a lot of men who are not. But research clearly shows that on average, women are less inclined to compete against others than are men.

Topics: Gender , Personality