If you're a working mom who feels guilty for being away from your kids, there's good news. A recent Harvard Business School study shows that women who had mothers in the work force are more likely to have jobs, supervisory responsibility and earn higher wages than women raised by mothers who stayed at home. Similarly, men who had working mothers are more likely to do household chores and spend more time caring for family members. We'll discuss the latest research on the effect of maternal employment on gender disparities at work and at home.
If your mom had a job when you were young, how did her working shape you? Wednesday at 10 a.m. we'll dive into a recent study from Harvard University that found benefits to mothers working outside the home.
Posted by KQED Forum on Tuesday, July 21, 2015