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Marissa Mayer Maternity Leave

Why Mark Zuckerberg's Paternity Leave Is A Win For Women

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 11.24.2015 | Business

Hoodie-wearing Facebook founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg announced recently that he’ll take time off -- two whole months! -- after his wi...

Marissa Makes Big Move

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 04.30.2013 | Technology

They can't work from home, but Yahoo workers can stay home for longer after they have babies. Yahoo just announced that it is doubling the amount ...

Marissa Mayer and the Great Class Divide

Lisa Solod | Posted 04.29.2013 | Women
Lisa Solod

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.

Marissa Mayer Shouldn't Be Criticized for Building an Office Nursery

Bonnie Fuller | Posted 04.28.2013 | Business
Bonnie Fuller

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?

Marissa Mayer: Damned If She Does, Damned If She Doesn't?

Monica Gallagher Sakala | Posted 02.06.2013 | DC
Monica Gallagher Sakala

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 CEO Marissa Mayer: Please Don't Minimize Being a Working Mom

Bonnie Fuller | Posted 01.28.2013 | Parents
Bonnie Fuller

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?

What Maternity Leave Was Really Like

Devon Corneal | Posted 09.17.2012 | Parents
Devon Corneal

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.