There’s a heap of data on women’s leadership, but practically none when it comes to mothers calling the shots. Leith Greenslade wants to change that, and she has made a fine start with the Motherhood + Public Power Index, a tally of US mothers with the top jobs in business, government, academia, and religious communities. (PART 1)
Lisa Weber is a mother, a Court Appointed Special Advocate for Children, and now a candidate for the Town Board of Niskayuna, the New York town where she lives. She knows that women are underrepresented in public office, and like other female politicos, it’s policy and not ego that prompted her to run. Unlike other women, though, she decided to give it a go after being asked the first time. That’s an improvement – usually female candidates have to be asked, on average, 7 times! Run, Lisa…
Expert Advice from a Postpartum Doula - A terrific interview helping to highlight a doula's role and also reflecting on Shannon Collier's (doula and founder of Holistic Helping Hand) personal experience with new mothers and her thoughts on how public policy impacts their lives.
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