It’s sad but true, but women have a harder time succeeding in the professional world.

They get paid less, they get passed over for opportunities, and they have to fight like hell to get ahead, even when they are overqualified for jobs and promotions.

In this very important Twitter thread, women who have already been through the trials and tribulations of working as a female share the advice they would give their younger selves if they could.

We can all learn a lot from these words of wisdom.

1. Yes and no.

2. Be aware of this.

3. Work from a place of “yes.”

4. Some great tips.

5. Just go for it!

6. Don’t waste time.

7. Use your time wisely.

8. Take charge.

9. Look out for yourself.

10. This is great.

11. All of these.

12. It’s okay to change direction.

13. Advocate for yourself.

All of these women have obviously been through a lot in their professional lives and their advice is very important to all the females out there looking to get ahead in the workplace.

What do you think about this advice?

Do you have any of your own you’d like to offer to your fellow women?

Please share with us in the comments!