How Amy Nelson, founder of The Riveter, successfully scaled the so-called maternal wall, and how other women can fight back, too.

“If one thing is clear from all of this, it is that women can grow companies while they are growing humans. And even the mothers who remain in the boardrooms of our modern day Fortune 500s are demonstrating to all that traditional ideas of motherhood as a weakness are flatly wrong. We’ve seen dozens of women simultaneously manage elementary school calendars and guide the margins of the largest American companies up and to the right.”
Read this article: Scaling The Maternal Wall: Why Do We Still Underestimate Working Mothers?

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Jennifer Labit is the founder of She is also the CEO of Cotton Babies, Inc. Jenn created bumGenius, a world-leading brand of cloth diapers. She frequently writes about her evolving process of merging motherhood with full-time corporate and industry leadership. In addition to authoring content for this community, she also regularly blogs at