Module 1 Write Up
What are the main points of the discussion/s that you were part of? Provide your best,
most complete, and most focused summary.
The main points of the discussions that I was part of mainly surrounded my own
discussion posts; therefore, it had a lot to do with promoting gender equality. A lot of the
discussion surrounded what measures could be implemented to promote gender equality
and bigger issues of gender discrimination. For the first prompt, I also participated in the
discussion that stemmed from Ashley and Elizabeth. In Ashley's discussion, the main
point of the discussion surrounded sustainability and also misleading content on social
media. The main point of Elizabeth's discussion was whether larger companies could be
impacted enough to make a change.
In the second prompt, I responded a lot to the people who responded to my initial post.
Thus, part of our main point surrounded stakeholder management approach. Emma
helped to further my understanding of the
Moreover, I answered a
lot of questions that were directed about my dad's business approaches. Further, we
discussed a lot of social responsibility practices within companies and also my dad's
business. I also participated in Steve's discussion, so the main point surrounded
sustainability, and the discussion stemmed from my question of whether these companies
are trying to be socially conscious or whether they are doing it for their own personal
gain. I also participated in Joshua's discussion where the main point was practices for
What were your greatest contributions to the discussion? Please tie these to the text and
My greatest contributions to the discussion were using my own background to help
supplement my posts. In my prompt 1 discussion, I used my law background to provide
information that highlights gender inequality at the workplace. For example, I used what
I read in Dahlia Lithwick's book to discuss sexual harassment and assault within the legal
field. I also used the example of my family's grocery store while discussing sustainability
Moreover, I also posed some questions at the end of my initial
post and throughout some of my replies. I believe that these questions helped to further
the conversation in terms of getting the conversation started (initial post) and also create
further discussion (responses and replies). Through these contributions, I think that using
real-life examples and posing questions helped to further the discussions and
demonstrated a small business-approach that is not always referred to in textbooks.