I lead a school.
A typical day in the life of a Principal at a school like mine cannot be planned. You are on your feet, you are handling and solving problems, your door does not stay open or shut, and you must figure out when to think quickly and when to simply think.
Here's the first step for professionals
You have to spend some time and energy giving people the opportunity to see who you are and the work you do. You have to take opportunities you may not otherwise take.
"You don't have enough experience. You are too young. You are female. "