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Don’t let the fact that you have a family make you afraid to take on this role. It all comes down to prioritization, setting boundaries, setting limits, so don’t let yourself hold yourself back.
I changed products, which means you totally change codebase and infrastructure; I changed offices three times; I changed teams twice, just in Paris; and I didn’t speak French before arriving; and there was being a new mother.
I think there’s a danger in one person becoming the expert, and the other person feeling like, “oh, that person knows way more than me, and they’re the one who is the real parent, who knows all the things.”
It delights me to announce episode one with Máirín Duffy (@mairin). Máirín is a Principal Interaction Designer at Red Hat, and mother of a nine-month-old baby.
Medium just announced v1.0 of their blogging platform, thanks in part to the work of engineer and Motherboard interviewee Jean Hsu.
Interviewee Máirín Duffy wrote about her reasons for getting involved with the project: I think we need more role models for women in technology in general, but especially role models who are able to raise a family while continuing their career.