As a bi-racial, divorced, and working mom of three, I have faced more than my fair share of hurdles as a female working in tech. I have taken the lessons I have learned over the years to my current position at NetBlaze, a digital marketing SaaS company for small businesses.
AWMoms are women focused on creating conversations, increasing collaborations and supporting actionable initiatives which will help find real solutions to parenting issues in the workplace.
Our latest AWMoms Table Talk, Raising Good Humans, features Dr. Aliza Pressman of The Raising Good Humans Podcast in conversation with UWG’s Monique Nelson and Facebook’s Crystal Worthem.
For the August, 2020 AWMoms Table Talk, Heidi Levyn, Industry Manager, E-Commerce at Facebook speaks with Eve Rodsky, Author of Fair Play: A Game-Changing Solution For When You Have Too Much To Do (And More Life To Live)
Kids of all ages are no longer going to school, daycare, extra-curricular, or occupied by babysitters. While the family time and chance to grow alongside their children is appreciated, for many mothers it’s a 24-hour, 7 days-a-week job that has moms everywhere feeling the emotional and physical fatigue.
The lockdown has given non-parents a window into just how challenging juggling parenting and work can be. It may be physically and emotionally draining, yet we parents are managing. That’s what we do.
To celebrate Mother’s Day 2020, Advertising Week and Facebook joined forces for AWMoms Table Talk, featuring casual discussions between working mothers in the industry.
My story is less of an example of successfully returning to the workplace and resuming a promising career, but more a story of successfully creating, accepting and thriving with “Plan B”.
Through the darkness of the pandemic, the idea of someday being able to tell our little boy, Wyatt, about the magic of his arrival is a thought that shines through.
As part of our ongoing commitment to telling the stories of industry mothers, we spoke with Carly Hertica. Carly has worked in development and fundraising for non-profits since graduating from Manhattan College in 2012.
As part of our ongoing commitment to telling the stories of industry mothers, we spoke with Gina Garrubbo, single mother and CEO of National Public Media.