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A Corporate Nightmare: What I Learned Being a Black Breastfeeding New Mom
I was eager to begin a new chapter in life. Expecting my rainbow baby and relocating to a new state for a new corporate position at the largest employer in the area. This transition in my career took a sudden turn into what would be my worst career experience, ever! Being the only person of color on my team, breastfeeding, and returning to work only three weeks after my son was released from the NICU taught me more about my faith, resilience, and power to fight back. For some, maternity leave is not leave at all.
Leave this chat with:
- Some best practices of cultural competency for hiring, retaining and creating an inclusive environment within the workplace
- Insight into the experience that pushed me to start my own business
- Awareness of why companies fail at creating and retaining an inclusive work culture for working moms