This is the second in a series of blog posts about resilience, highlighting the stories of women featured in the UBS-sponsored Wall Street Journal e-book "Resilience: How 20 Ambitious Women Used Obstacles to Fuel Their Success."
Pursuing a career takes time and energy. So does raising a family. Finding balance requires both creativity and resilience. That's what Veronica Dagher, senior reporter and host of WSJ's “Secrets of Wealthy Women" podcast, found when she talked to four women about how they manage to juggle career and family.
Lingerie designer Josie Natori, fashion designer Rebecca Minkoff, Birchbox co-founder Katia Beauchamp, and lifestyle entrepreneur Ayesha Curry all spoke to Dagher about how they navigate the intersection of work and family, from managing childcare responsibilities to making important financial decisions. The choices women make about how to prioritize their time definitely matter – and we are committed to helping them navigate these decisions. Our Own Your Worth research has found that among women who divorce or become widowed, 53 percent wished they would have spent less time doing household chores and more time actively engaged in finances.1 We pulled together some helpful tips on making it all work.