Mommy Brain: Success After Maternity Leave
New York Times senior correspondent, gender issues editor, and working mothers book author moderates a conversation on how to succeed post-maternity leave with an Accenture partner and "MoM’s group" 'Mother of the Year' who is disrupting corporate America one bottle of pumped milk at a time, a Columbia University women’s health psychiatrist who treats and writes for the NYT about the brains of panicked mothers, and a visionary making motherhood an asset by changing culture in Silicon Valley.
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- How does the neuroscience of guilt and shame impact women who compare themselves to the mythical "perfect moms" of Instagram and prior generations?
- How can businesses use "MoM groups" to develop not only policies, but also cultures, that can meaningfully support the success of working mothers?
- What is "mommy brain?" How may hormones, new cognitive demands, and shifting interpersonal paradigms affect -even enhance- a mother's performance?
Alexandra Sacks MD, Reproductive Psychiatrist & Author, Alexandra Sacks MD PLLC