“There are so few women CEOs that if you do a Google image search for ‘CEO,’ the first woman to pop up is CEO Barbie.”
Nearly everything to do with a regular, healthy child costs money. Is the expense worth it? Sure! Most of the time!
What a great time to be a woman in the workforce! You’re free to rise as high as you can, as long as you’re also cool with taking on additional feminine responsibilities pro bono — such as mentoring younger women, taking notes, and “bringing cupcakes” (??) — and also taking the terrible jobs no one else wants because you’re fat.
I know that traditional wisdom dictates I’ll have to kiss a lot of frogs before I find the right person. Do I have the patience for this? Yes. Does my wallet? I’m not sure.