Motherhood

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Clare Winterton

Clare Winterton/Motherhood

Executive Director, International Museum of Women

A: I think you have to be very clear about boundaries and protect them, and to be as fully present as possible in your time as a mother and your time ...

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WhitneyJohnson

Whitney Johnson/Motherhood

Co-founder, Rose Park Advisors

A: When my first child was born, I felt that I was more me than ever. I was surprised because I was pretty reluctant to have children. Being a mother has ...

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Claire Lim/Motherhood

Vice President, Citi

A: Make your own rules. When I was first considering this job in Singapore many people warned me that I wouldn’t be able to see my kids during the week. “They work ...

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Nancy Lublin/Motherhood

CEO, DoSomething.org

A: I’ve learned a ton from being a mom and it has made me a better listener, manager, planner, etc. But I think the one thing I’ve gained is humility. Nothing ...

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Jennifer Siebel Newsom

Jennifer Siebel Newsom/Motherhood

Founder and CEO, MissRepresentation

A: Having children has made me a better person and a better citizen. I grew up with younger sisters and lots of pets and was responsible and nurturing in that sense, ...

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Cortney Novogratz

Cortney Novogratz/Motherhood

Co-Founder/Designer, The Novogratz

A: Having kids has made me a better person. As a result of having kids and being around kids, I have become more creative. When you have kids you instantly see ...

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