Donielle, how in the heck did you end up staying home for four years if that wasn't your career plan?
I worked in market research in the Pharma and biotech industry for about seven years. I had my first son and went back to work (after about 8 months of leave). Over the next two years, I continued building my career, until I had made it to the senior director level--a huge milestone!
Then I had my second son. He was born in September. I went on maternity leave and was going to return in January. But, two weeks after my son was born, we got his diagnosis of Sickle Cell Disease and it literally changed our lives.
In the episode I share:
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