Mounting Evidence of Advantages for Children of Working Mothers

nytimesarticleA New York Times article by Clair Cain Miller, "Mounting Evidence of Advantages for Children of Working Mothers" reveals new research about the positive impact working mothers have on their children's future success. Partnered with Harvard Business School's new Gender Initiative, two forthcoming academic papers by Harvard Business School professor Kathleen McGinn, Harvard Business School researcher Mayra Ruiz Castro, and Elizabeth Long Lingo of Mt. Holyoke College are focusing on the working mother effect. The study of 50,000 adults in 25 countries, reveals a powerful understanding of the relationship between work and family. In the United States, daughters of working mothers earned 23% more than daughters of stay-at-home mothers and sons spent seven and a half more hours a week on childcare and 25 more minutes on housework. Learn more here