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 […]

Are two CEOs better than one? The team behind the Los Angeles-based on-demand beauty app, beGlammed, is betting on it. beGlammed’s founder Maile Pacheco and former chief strategy officer Jennifer Musselman are now co-CEOs. I spoke to the duo for their first interview as newly-minted co-CEOs.

“I wanted to demonstrate the importance of women supporting one another in business, and I couldn’t think of a better way to do so than by empowering [Pacheco] with a C-Suite role. Having [Pacheco] as my co-CEO allows me to be more focused on strategy and move the vision forward expeditiously, while [Pacheco’s] experience in […]

Feminism is not “revenge against men. It’s just having equality,” explained one leadership expert.

“What’s behind the decline in growth? In addition to the pervasive “bro” culture and a lack of mentorship programs for women, the #Metoo and #TimesUp movements may be factors: Half of male executives are hesitant to be alone with women, even in professional settings, according to a survey by LeanIn.Org and Survey Monkey.”Read this article: […]

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, 38, is not only the youngest female head of state in the world. She’s also the first woman in nearly 30 years to give birth while in office. After welcoming her baby girl in June, the prime minister sits down with TODAY to talk about her life and career. …

“New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, 38, is not only the youngest female head of state in the world. She’s also the first woman in nearly 30 years to give birth while in office.”Read this article: New Zealand’s prime minister talks about being a new mom and world leader