Why Aren’t Business Schools Like Harvard Doing Case Studies About Motherhood?

Our future business leaders have the power to create a work environment that encourages more women to be moms and CEOs

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These classroom discussions mask the reality that parenthood plays a different role in men and women’s work lives, starting with pregnancy.

A large portion of business school students are likely to become working mothers

Much of the conversation around why there are so few female CEOs dances around the physical and logistical challenges of combining motherhood with a career.

Examples of mom-CEOs inspire women

These discussions make better managers out of both men and women

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