Grace Hopper Annual Conference Schedule

SESSIONS LIST

Maternity Leave Survival Guide

October 15 2:30 pm-3:30 pm
332 C Level Three GRBCC
TRACK: Career
BOF
AUDIENCE: All

What's it like being a computing mom? Can you really pump and email simultaneously? What are the challenges impacting computing mothers’ career growth? Maternity leave is a critical juncture as forty-three percent of women with children leave careers, or “off-ramp”. How best to fit motherhood in depends on where you are in your career. Come share approaches including career acceleration throughout motherhood, making lateral moves or even leaving work altogether.