We often talk about the “glass ceiling,” but too often avoid the conversation around the challenges women and mothers face in the workplace, or the “maternal wall." The Maternal Wall is one of the more prevalent biases in our society, stemming from stereotypes that link women with the lack of competence and commitment once they have children.
Research shows that women with children are 79% less likely to be hired; 50% less likely to be promoted; make 20% less in salary for the same position; and held to higher performance standards than their peers.
How do we disrupt these paradigms, shift mindset, and architect innovative solutions to better support our modern moms?
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