Yahoo CEO Plans to Work Through Maternity Leave
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|Wed, 07-18-2012 - 10:37am|
Yahoo announced Monday that Marissa Mayer, a former Google executive, was taking the reins of the technology company, and hours later it was disclosed that she was also expecting her first child in October.
Yahoo's board may have been reassured by Mayer's unusual description of how she plans to handle the time off she will take to have a baby.
"My maternity leave will be a few weeks long and I'll work throughout it," Mayer said.
New Yahoo CEO says she'll work through maternity leave- http://lifeinc.today.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/07/17/12790329-new-yahoo-ceo-says-shell-work-through-maternity-leave#comments
Yay for a woman CEO! How do you feel about her plans for maternity leave? Several of the comments on the article suggest that other women think her announcement sets too high a standard for women in the workplace (and the hard-fought battle for maternity leave). What are your plans for maternity leave?