The current economic climate is having a significant impact on women. The industries hardest hit by furloughs and layoffs – hospitality & tourism, education, and service jobs, were staffed predominately by women. Many of whom are working moms, supporting multi-generational family members while balancing work and motherhood. For all of us, navigating this challenging … [Read more...] about How To Network And Increase Your Social Capital
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The Inaugural Mother’s Monday officially kicks off May 11! Celebrated on the day after the traditional Mother’s Day, Mother’s Monday looks to redefine the relationship between motherhood and work. One of the major storylines emerging from the global pandemic is just how significant the impact has been on women, especially working moms. The group behind the celebration, The … [Read more...] about Honor Mom on Sunday… and on Mother’s Monday Get Her What She Really Needs: Childcare and Workplace Improvements
Rant alert. Last week, the new government confirmed, by a historic tie-breaking vice presidential vote, the nomination of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education. Educators, teachers unions, parents, and especially the special needs community were fearful of this woman’s confirmation. Now, it has happened. In my opinion, this is yet another low for a new government that … [Read more...] about Autism and the Future of Education in the United States
I’m often demoralized to overhear this criticism about working women: we don’t negotiate. People who deliver this judgment, in my experience, tend to be human beings with limited experience being female: accomplished men in white collar, managerial positions, who shrug off women’s lack of negotiating skills as if absolutely anyone with self-esteem is born knowing how to ask for … [Read more...] about Why Don’t Moms Negotiate Better?
We chatted with Jennifer Yen, creator and CEO of pur~lisse and former Power Rangers actress on being a new mom, creating a new business and how she rocked the Power Rangers wardrobe! On being a mom: I have to admit that before I had my daughter Gemma, I was completely consumed with myself - my work, my desires and my life. I’m 6 months into being a mom and it’s been … [Read more...] about Jennifer Yen on Being A Mompreneur, Power Ranger Villainess + Anti-Aging Secrets