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Co-founder & Life President of Pick’n Pay: Wendy Ackerman

This week we talk to Wendy Ackerman Co-founder and Life President of Pick n Pay Stores. We discuss her commitment to employees’ benefits and welfare, for instance women are entitled to 9 months maternity leave, at 75% of their salary, and guaranteed their position when they return to work. We remark on the choices working women are required to make through evaluating their personal circumstances and electing to either develop a career or pursue a standard 9-5 job. We consider the need for women to improve work/life integration, to cultivate support structures, and the role of flexi-time options. We reflect on gender equality both in the working world and on the home front. Tune in for more…

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