Motherhood and Employment in a Pandemic

Steve Adubato is joined by a panel of women business leaders to discuss the main challenges women face in the workforce, specifically minority women, and how child care has been a barrier for women during the pandemic. They also talk about the difference between equality versus equity for women in the workforce, gender and racial biases in hiring practices, and the importance of talking about mental health, especially during the pandemic.

Panelists Include:

Taneshia Nash Laird, President & CEO, Newark Symphony Hall

Anna María Tejada, President, Executive Women of New Jersey, and Partner, Saul Ewing Ernstein & Lehr LLP

Sereyna Wallace, National Placement Director, NPower


Steve Adubato speaks with Christy Biedron, Director of Education, Junior Achievement of New Jersey, about the mission of Junior Achievement, the importance of teaching students to step out of their comfort zones and the challenges in connecting with students in a virtual setting.