Although the workforce has changed over the years, the workplace has not. When women leave the workforce for childcare they have many hurdles to overcome when they decide they're ready to return.
In episode 13 of Art of the App Podcast, Ashley Connell shares the negative effects women face after taking a step away from the workplace and the importance of advocating for them upon their return. We also discuss how the Prowess Project can give peace of mind knowing there are options for you to get back into the workforce.
Ashley Connell, CEO and Founder of Prowess Project, is one part fearless entrepreneur, one part fearless women’s advocate landing her thought leadership pieces in Forbes, Built in Austin and at SXSW. For the first 15 years of her career, she was an award-winning tech marketer in both Austin and London. Ashley’s unstoppable drive to have both a career and time for family motivated her to start Prowess. Now she’s committed to changing the lives of overloaded employers, women seeking rewarding work, and doing all she can to close the gender gap. In her pretty much non-existent spare time she enjoys yoga, walks with her bulldog, cheering on her beloved Longhorns, and spaghetti and meatballs.
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