Mothers/ Motherhood

Mounting Evidence of Advantages for Children of Working Mothers

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Mounting Evidence of Advantages for Children of Working Mothers
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New York Times
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Judi C Casey

"Yet evidence is mounting that having a working mother has some economic, educational and social benefits for children of both sexes. That is not to say that children do not also benefit when their parents spend more time with them -- they do. But we make trade-offs in how we spend our time, and research shows that children of working parents also accrue benefits."

Childlessness Falls, Family Size Grows Among Highly Educated Women

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Childlessness Falls, Family Size Grows Among Highly Educated Women
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Pew Research Center
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Judi C Casey

Among women in the United States, postgraduate education and motherhood are increasingly going hand-in-hand. The share of highly educated women who are remaining childless into their mid-40s has fallen significantly over the past two decades.

When Your Best Mentor Is ... Mom

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When Your Best Mentor Is ... Mom
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Wall Street Journal
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Judi C Casey

More women take on the role of professional mentor to their daughters

Author Insights: Shay Chan Hodges on Mothering and Work in the 21st Century Economy

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Blog
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Author Insights: Shay Chan Hodges on Mothering and Work in the 21st Century Economy
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WorkFlexibility.org

Shay Chan Hodges talks with us about her book Lean On and Lead, a collection of 30 first-person narratives about juggling career with child-rearing.

Here Are the Only 9 Jobs in America Where Women Out-Earn Men

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News Article
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Here Are the Only 9 Jobs in America Where Women Out-Earn Men
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Business Insider
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Judi C Casey

"Furthermore, in the tiny fraction of jobs in which women earn more than men, it's by a nearly inconsequential amount."

The 5 Biases Pushing Women Out of STEM

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Blog
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The 5 Biases Pushing Women Out of STEM
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Harvard Business Review Blog Network
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Judi C Casey

"It's so tempting to attribute the paucity of women in STEM to pipeline problems or personal choices. But it's time to listen to women scientists: they think the issue is gender bias, and an increasing amount of research supports that view."

The Workplace Model Is Broken for More Than Moms

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Blog
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The Workplace Model Is Broken for More Than Moms
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Huffington Post

"[I]t can't take becoming a mom, or even being likely to one day become a mom, to realize that traditional ideas about work needs to change. "

Female Company President: "I'm Sorry to all the Mothers I Worked With"

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News Article
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Female Company President: "I'm Sorry to all the Mothers I Worked With"
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Fortune
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Judi Casey

PowerToFly President Katharine Zaleski admits: “I didn’t realize how horrible I’d been – until I had a child of my own.”

The Complicated Origins of ‘Having It All’

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News Article
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The Complicated Origins of ‘Having It All’
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New York Times
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Judi C Casey

Book Release! Gender & Work-Family

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Book
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Book Release! Gender & Work-Family
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Springer Publishing
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Maura Mills, Hofstra University

I am thrilled to announce the recent release of the edited book “Gender and the Work-Family Experience: An Intersection of Two Domains”.  Wi

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