Episode 5: Motherboard’s Kate Rotondo

By Jamie Hardin

Kate Rotondo shares what it’s like being a new mother in the tech world, what companies can do to support women and how to propose to your man. She goes on an especially relevant bitch sesh on how technology needs to redefine “families.” Check out Kate’s website at www.motherboardpodcast.com and follow her on Twitter @krotondo. Show Timestamps: 0:00 - Preamble2:16 - Kate Rotondo introductions and how she started the Motherboard Podcast 8:17 - “Office Mom” is a dirty word, mini-rant on Apple’s keyboard and segue into inherent tech bias18:44 - Coming back to the office after maternity leave29:44 - For companies: what you need to know to support mothers in the office36:20 - How and when to tell your boss that you’re pregnant 38:47 - To work or not to work during maternity leave...it’s an individual question and the value of maternity leave45:50 - How to propose to a man and lame ass engagement stories57:23 - Bitch Sesh: Kate takes on the way tech companies think about families. VCs: Please fund Splitzi.io   Music Credits:Eterno Retorno - Madame Rrose SelavyGirl is on Fire - Alicia Keys F**kin’ Perfect - P!NKIsn’t She Lovely - Stevie WonderI Am Woman - Helen ReddySingle Ladies (Put a Ring On It) - BeyonceSo What - P!NKNew York Minute Prayer - Shlipa Ray

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