How We Can (Actually) Create Positive Change For Working Moms
Mary Beth Ferrante is the Founder and Managing Partner of WRK/360, a platform designed to create workplace cultures that actually care by promoting flexible work, empathetic leadership, and doing away with parental bias. Her work has been featured in Forbes, CNBC, Working Mother, ScaryMommy, and more.
We’re diving into something that is truly near and dear to my heart: affecting positive change for working moms. Mary Beth shares her experience hitting that maternal wall that so many of us have faced and what she is doing now to change the work culture that so often fails working moms.
We’re talking about one of the silver linings of the pandemic (yes, there is one!) and how it really shed a new light on the issues that working moms face. Mary Beth also shares what she sees as the actionable steps that can make it better, how companies can better support working women, and why we need to stop being afraid to parent out loud and demand more equity in the workplace - regardless of our parental responsibilities.
You love your kids. You’re proud of your professional accomplishments. You have hobbies and friends. And you’re tired. So tired. Working moms often feel like they’re failing on many different fronts.
But what if there was a guide to reenvisioning, reprioritizing, and restructuring to build a vibrant, intentional life? As a practicing pediatrician and mother of 2 young daughters, Dr. Whitney understands balancing family and career. She shares honest insights about her own challenges combined with her professional expertise about children of working moms—they thrive!—to create a reassuring guide to navigating modern motherhood. In this practical plan, you’ll learn to set priorities, cultivate self-care, establish an equal parenting partnership, delegate whenever appropriate, and more. With help from Dr. Whitney’s advice, it’s time to make motherhood joyful again. 🙌🙌