February 4, 2017: WORK PAUSE THRIVE: How To Pause For Parenthood Without Killing Your Career
Lisen Stromberg surveyed nearly 1500 working women about their careers and lives, and the results were shocking: A majority (72%) of successful women are pausing their careers to focus on what matters most to them: their families. These are career-driven women: 63% of women who paused their careers view themselves as very ambitious, though when it came down to staying in their career or not, they had no choice: A majority of them paused their careers. Why? The current American workplace and public policy does not support parents.