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Welcome back to The Sexist‘s Manliest Workplace in D.C. tournament, our ongoing unscientific investigation into the male/female ratios of local employers’ org charts. Last week, we sewed up the Media Bracket, in which the Washington Times crushed the competition with an impressive 94.5 percent manly factor. Now, we move on to an even more high-fallutin’ category of D.C. workplace: “Culture.” Check out the entire 64-workplace bracket here; today, the one-seed Washington Redskins take on eight-seed National Museum of Women in the Arts. May the manliest cultural institution win!
WASHINGTON REDSKINS: These hometown heroes may have the manliest profession this side of the American Presidency, but do they have the manly goods where it counts—-the execs? Let’s check out the team’s ownership and coaching staff [PDF]:
Owner Dan Snyder (Male, 10 points) Ownership Group Member Arlette Snyder (Female, ZERO) Ownership Group Member Michele Snyder (Female, ZERO) Ownership Group Member Robert Rothman (Male, 7 points) Ownership GroupMember Dwight Schar (Male, 6 points) Ownership Group Member Frederick W. Smith (Male, 5 points) Executive VP Vinny Cerrato (Male, 4 points) Head Coach Jim Zorn (Male, 3 points) Assistant Coach Greg Blanche (Male, 2 points) Assistant Coach Sherman Smith (Male, 1 point)
With only 38 points out of a possible 55, or 69% manliness, first-seed contenders the Washington Redskins prove to be even worse at manliness than they are at football (75% wins this season). No amount of sis-boom-bah-ing from scantily-clad ‘Skins cheerleaders can mediate this stunning blow, which was decided early in the contest when Dan incubated himself with a pair of female Snyders in his ownership group. Consolation prize: Homosocial ass-slap rate in organization remains high.
NATIONAL MUSEUM OF WOMEN IN THE ARTS: Oh, man. This does not look promising. But even though this contender stumbles by having “Women” in its very name, an upset against the sorta-manly Redskins is possible. Because NMWA qualifies as a traditionally female workplace, it stands to reap in some free manly points under the Sexist‘s affirmative action clause. Accordingly, NMWA will receive a 10-point jump after its index is calculated. Let’s get to the goods:
Director Susan Fisher Sterling (Female, ZERO) Deputy Director Ilene Gutman (Female, ZERO) Deputy Director Pam Ayres (Female, ZERO) Chief Curator Jordana Pomeroy (Female, ZERO) Director of Library Jason Stieber (Male, 5) Media Relations Manager Michelle Cragle (Female, ZERO) Exhibitions Coordinator Rebecca Price (Female, ZERO) Chief Preparator Greg Abgelone (Male, 2) Director of Special Events Lori Brubaker (Female, ZERO) Director of Retail Operations Lynda Marks (Female, ZERO)
Ouch. Even with the free 10-pointer, NMWA scores a weak 17/55 on the manly index, or just over 30 percent manliness. The National Museum of Women in the Arts is so hopelessly unmanly I’ll save them excessive man-punning in this roundup. But check out their new exhibition, “Role Models: Feminine Identity in Contemporary American Photograph,” which I hear is delightful!
Tune in tomorrow for a pan-religious bro-off, when the National Cathedral takes on the Founding Church of Scientology!
Photo by smata2.