claudia ON Motherhood
It always amazes me how much women can do. We juggle family, career, a social life and our personal goals often without taking a break or giving ourselves a much-deserved pat on the back. To celebrate the amazing things we do every day, we’ve been stocking up on new interviews with multi-faceted women who are READ MORE »
President & CEO, International Medical Corps
Q: What is the most valuable lesson your mother taught you?
A: Knowledge and education were important to gaining the freedom to have choices in life and to following my dreams. From an early age, she told me that I could accomplish anything that I wanted if I set my mind to it and worked hard. READ MORE »
President, American Express OPEN
Q: How do you balance career and motherhood?
A: At American Express, we support employees and strive to give them the opportunity to integrate what’s important to them. The key is to look within yourself, to be clear about your priorities, versus looking externally. Once you have very clear priorities, think of your time as your most important asset and strive to deploy it in the best possible way. ... READ MORE »
Q: How do you respond to the question “How has having a child changed your life?”
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 reminds you of your place in the world like puke, poop, spit up and pee. READ MORE »