For America’s moms, the last 18 months have been a crash course in the five stages of grief. And yet I was unprepared for a new, sixth stage of grief that hit me this week, as Congress threatens to abandon a once-in-a-generation opportunity to help millions of American families.
Author: Reshma Saujani
Reshma Saujani is the founder and CEO of Girls Who Code, an international nonprofit organization working to close the gender gap in technology while teaching girls confidence and bravery through coding, and the founder of the Marshall Plan for Moms movement.
Mothers Need the Equal Rights Amendment
What this pandemic has shown us is that our nation treats its mothers as its social safety net, and it has set us back decades in our fight for equality.