Article about Moms and Careers

Hi Ruth,

I thought you might enjoy reading this article from last week’s Stranger:

Why Does Becoming a Mom Mean Potentially Losing Your Job? – Features – The Stranger
My best friend from graduate school and I will both become first-time mothers this year. As a citizen of Ireland, my friend will be able to stay home with her baby for almost a year and then return to her present career path. As an American state employee, I can either stay home with my child or maintain my current career trajectory—and I’m one of the lucky ones because I get to actually make a…


Jason Lambacher

Lecturer, Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences

Environmental and Global Studies

University of Washington Bothell

When elephants fight, it is the grass that suffers.”

— Kikuyu Proverb


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