Jamie Ladge highlights the urgency of widely available child care to including working parents, especially mothers, in the workforce post-pandemic.

President Biden’s infrastructure plan includes child care provisions, which Northeastern ‘shecession’ researchers say are essential for welcoming women back to the workforce.

There can be no perfect model for working motherhood, Jamie Ladge points out in her new book, because each case is unique to the circumstances of the parents and their children.

Here’s what two Northeastern students found.

D’Amore-McKim School of Business Professor Jamie Ladge has spent her career studying how working professionals view their identities in the office and at home—and how these identities often intersect. Her recently published research examines the dynamics of how different groups of working professionals view and manage their identities.

Professors Jamie Ladge, Kimberly Eddleston, and Alicia Sasser Modestino discuss obstacles women encounter when it comes to pay equity, representation, and stereotypes.