Media and Online Articles

Spring/Summer 2020

Econofacts: The Importance of Childcare in Reopening the Economy

The Boston Globe: Northeastern researchers find lack of child care has been a significant challenge for workers during the pandemic.

Fast Company: Working mother shame increased during COVID-19

Wall Street Journal: Kids at Home Could Put the Economy in Detention.

2019 Working moms struggle most when kids start school

Harvard Business Review: What we miss when we talk about working mothers.

NPR: Work And Motherhood In ‘Maternal Optimism’

Psychology Today: Lean In to Maternal Optimism

Maternal Optimism provides a constructive perspective for working mothers

Harvard Business Review Women at Work Podcast: The Upside of Working Motherhood

Fast Company: 6 concrete ways to make your office more gender equitable


Harvard Business Review: Interviews with 59 Black Female Executives

Harvard Business Review: What will it take to make finance more gender-balanced?

Research from Jamie Ladge and students Mary King, DMSB’19, and Malin Ortenblad, DMSB’18, focused on gender equality in financial service firms was published in Harvard Business Review.

“We’re constantly trying to be all things to all people”

Jamie Ladge comments on her recent Academy of Management Review research examining “work-family image” for News at Northeastern.

Ladge selected as 2018 Kanter Award finalist

Jamie Ladge’s co-authored research has been selected as a finalist for the 2018 Rosabeth Moss Kanter Award for Excellence in Work-Family Research by the Center for Families at Purdue University. The nominees were selected via a very rigorous process. A committee of over 60 leading scholars, examined over 2500 articles published in 83 leading English-language journals from around the world.