Until the culture values things other than dominance and independence, women will continue to face an uphill climb in Silicon Valley.

“In 2007, Lynn Jurich left what she describes as a “cushy job” in venture capital to co-found Sunrun, pioneering the solar-as-a-service business model. Eight years later — and less than two months after giving birth to her first child — Jurich took Sunrun public.”Read this article: Sunrun CEO Lynn Jurich on Venture Capital, Conscious Leadership, […]

“Out of six classes, one class was predominantly children of working moms. These women—10 of the 13 total—had asked for the exact same thing.”

“I quickly realized the issue: I didn’t have a community of women who were in the same situation as me, balancing work and family. I felt guilty that I struggled with “being in the moment” with my kids because I had other obligations that were top of mind. This was a constant issue, and I […]

Let’s just say that the dads on set aren’t held to the same standards.

“Knightley is saying that the men she works with aren’t expected to parent at all. They’re on the job, so they can put their fatherly duties on hold. Knightley can’t afford to do that as a mother and nor would she want to.”Read this article: Keira Knightley Pens a Powerful Essay About the Double Standards […]

Working moms deal with a lot of stigma, from being judged to facing discrimination and obstacles in the workplace. For celebrities, mom-shaming and mom guilt can be taken to a whole new level thanks to their position in the public eye. But,…

“People have been making the case for childcare in the workplace for ages and it seems Kaling is on board with it. In her recent interview, Kaling told People that because there’s “more mature people working on shows,” she thinks “that’s gonna be the next big push, actually, is making places so you can be […]

Women founders and CEOs of start-up companies receive a small portion of total venture capital dollars and company equity. But there’s a growing movement in Silicon Valley to upend the boys’ world, and wealth.

“At my very first venture-funding meeting, I sat across the table from an investor who looked at my resume, saw Harvard Law but no MBA or background in finance, and said, ‘What are you, just pretty to look at?’”Read this article: The Silicon Valley boys club confronts a well-connected network debunking the male-founder myth

The proportion of mothers in employment has risen to a record level, as women are increasingly choosing to return to work after having children.

“This year, 74pc of mothers in England were in work, up from 68.9pc five years ago. This is the highest proportion of working mothers since records began in 1996, when 61.9pc of women with children were in employment, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).”Read this article: Number of working mothers hits record high

Six months before the birth of her first child, this mom was promoted to partner at her prestigious law firm in NYC. She’s proof that you can do it. Have the big career and be the mom you want to be.

“This breadwinning mother of one (soon to be two) doesn’t believe in working mom guilt. She is too busy and focused on her career to feel guilty about anything; though that doesn’t mean she’s immune to FOMO. But for Kruse, being career-driven and a high-achiever is so utterly wrapped up in her identity, she refuses […]

A conversation between women journalists of two different generations shows how women workers have, and haven’t, progressed.

“…I want to talk a bit about how the rules of the workplace have — or haven’t — changed. I am on the oldest end of the millennial generation and was very much a child of 1980s girl power — taught I could achieve anything I set my mind to. It wasn’t until my first […]