Female Company President: "I Am Sorry to All the Mothers I Used to Work With”
Date: April 08, 2015
In a recent article featured in Fortune, Katherine Zaleski, Cofounder and President of PowerToFly, apologizes to mothers in the workforce stating that she had doubted their work ethic prior to having her own child. In it, Zaleski recalls that “as a manager for The Huffington Post and then The Washington Post in my mid-twenties, I committed a long list of infractions against mothers or said nothing while I saw others do the same.”Zaleski explains that over 80% of women will become mothers by age 44 and that the work place needs to change its culture in order to accommodate working mothers. Read the article and share your thoughts on the ASBMR Community page.