The White House Summit: MAKERS and Pregnancy in the Workplace
"We have to recognize that there are differences and different needs because there are things that ONLY women can do." -Ursula Burns
As The White House Summit on Working Families approaches, MAKERS spotlights the strength and sacrifices of women who have gone through pregnancy while striving for success in their careers. In this video, MAKERS like Barbara Walters, Christiane Amanpour, Wendy Clark and more powerhouse women comment on being pregnant in the workplace and the issues around it.
From morning sickness to self-doubt, these women have had to go the extra mile to stay on top of their careers while withchild. Like sportscaster Donna de Varona who nursed her newborn son while covering the Olympics ten days after giving birth, or Susan Wojcicki setting the tone for women at Google as the first woman to go through a pregnancy while working there, their stories are eye-opening, at times humorous, but overall inspiring.
Learn how they've handled pregnancy in the workplace and their thoughts on making it easier for women everywhere.