© 2024 Texas Public Radio
Real. Reliable. Texas Public Radio.
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations
Live coverage of the Republican National Convention airs from 8-10 p.m. tonight on TPR News stations.

A First: City Council In Austin, Texas, Has A Majority Of Women


Good morning, I'm Steve Inskeep. Austin, Texas is adjusting to a new world. For the first time, the city council has a majority of women. So the city manager arranged training for city employees to learn to deal with women. Experts offered advice, like women ask a lot of questions and don't want to deal with numbers. The Austin American-Statesman quotes an academic who called this benevolent sexism. Here's some advice for dealing with women, don't assume they think differently. It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.