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Our favorite links from the week that we’ve shared across social media:
“Inclusion Is What Makes Diversity Stick”: A D&I Expert Offers Insight
Pennsylvania women in poverty almost double men for five years straight: “It really happens. Sometimes single moms can’t afford the high cost for child care so they have to quit their job, stay home to watch the children or try to get child care subsidies, and those are hard to get. And then when they have to do that for their kids, they’re forced into quitting their job and then it’s like a repeating cycle they can’t get out of.”
As proponents of workplaces creating a culture that promotes Work + Life FIT (not balance!) it doesn’t stop at childcare for us. This article, on how breastfeeding at work benefits mom, baby AND the employer is so important to talk about.
“Almost three in 10 women (29%) thought that taking maternity leave had a negative impact on their career, while less than half the proportion of men (13%) noticed the same impact after paternity leave.” Men are less likely than women to cite impact of parental leave on their career.