Sharon Meers and Joanna Strober to Appear at Events at San Francisco Bay Bookstores
Getting to 50/50: How Working Parents Can Have It All by Sharon Meers and Joanna Strober, with a foreword by Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, publishes at the end of October. To launch the book, Sharon and Joanna will be appearing at events around the San Francisco Bay Area.
Sharon and Joanna will speak first at Books, Inc. Alameda on October 25th at 7pm. They will then be speaking at Book Passage Marin, in Corte Madera on October 27th at 4pm. They will finish up their launch events at Kepler's Bookstore in Menlo Park on October 30th at 7:30pm.
Getting to 50/50 was also recently reviewed by About.com in the Fatherhood section. Wayne Parker wrote, "Getting to 50/50 offers hope and help, perspective and advice and ultimately, some extraordinarily practical approaches to making a family work, regardless of the specific challenges that family faces."
The Daily Mail, UK featured Getting to 50/50 in an article about how women try to emulate role models like Sheryl Sandberg, but find they are becoming more and more tired from all the multi-tasking.
Getting to 50/50
How Working Parents Can Have It All
By Sharon Meers and Joanna Strober
Foreword by Sheryl Sandberg
Sharon Meers and Joanna Strober are two working moms who believe that everyone wins when men are full parents and women have full careers. They know that families thrive not in spite of working mothers, but because of them. Here are real-world solutions for parents who want to get ahead in their careers and still get to their children's soccer games; strategies for working mothers facing gender bias in the workplace; advice to fathers new to the home front; and tips for finding 50/50 solutions to deal with issues of money, time and much more.