marissa mayer maternity leave
A hoodie-wearing billionaire could actually change the way we think about working mothers and fathers.
Yahoo just announced that it is doubling the amount of paid maternity and paternity leave the tech company offers new parents
It isn't just that Mayer has nixed Yahoo employees working at home. It is that she is completely blind to the hundreds of millions of women who are not like her. Here's the thing: no one is equal until everyone is equal. That is as it has been and as it will always be.
If Marissa were a man who wanted to be a deeply involved father to his newborn and built a nursery next to his office, wouldn't people -- especially women -- be swooning over his commitment to fatherhood?
Late last week we heard from Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer for the first time since she had her baby two months ago and I'm guessing it's going to be the last time for a while.
Yahoo!'s new female CEO Marissa Mayer spoke out for the first time about juggling the demands of tending to Yahoo! and a baby. But she made it all sound easy -- should she have?
Maternity leave isn't a luxury (or it shouldn't be). It isn't a vacation during which women eat bonbons, watch TV and hit the spa. It isn't restful, peaceful or relaxing. It's a necessary time to reorient, heal, figure things out and learn how to keep this little person you just gave birth to alive.