The Motherhood Penalty

“It was my idea, my work, my project,” Joanne seethed. “You’re a Mom,” I said. This morning she took her 5 AM shower, woke up Bonnie, her little daughter, got down to the kitchen in time for breakfast, drove her to school, crawled further through the knotted traffic, and arrived at the company long before […]

Work life balance literally not just a metaphor

  An image of a weather presenter is circulating on social media these days. A working mother broadcasts the weather while holding her child in her arms. An image that becomes iconic for the way the pandemic “swept” the boundaries between personal and professional life. Especially for women. Millions of mothers juggle working from home, […]