Before I joined Clif Bar and Company in 1998, I met with co-founder Gary Erickson. I also met with his four-year-old daughter, who was perched on his lap at the time. That was when I knew I wanted to work at Clif and, more importantly, work for Gary. Having a boss who demonstrably valued his family would mean that I’d also be able to have a personal life without running the risk that he’d see me as “distracted” by my duties of motherhood.
Who Needs To Be Responsible For More Women In Leadership? Men.