Sarah R. Dickey

Female Company President: "I Am Sorry to All the Mothers I Used to Work With”

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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 The Huffington Post and then the 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”. Additionally, 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.

 

To view the full article: Zaleski, Katherine. "Female Company President: "I Am Sorry to All the Mothers I Used to Work With"" Fortune. Fortune, 03 Mar. 2015. http://fortune.com/2...d-to-work-with/

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