Kathryn Smith is a writer, registered nurse and mompreneur with extensive experience in the healthcare, public policy and travel and tourism spheres. She grew up in Tokyo, Japan, where her first job as a sixteen-year-old was teaching English to homemakers and businessmen. She lives in Portland, Maine with her husband and son, Pascal.
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In this weeks Mompreneur, we discuss the evolution of age discrimination in the workplace and the benefits of older workers.
Once upon a time, I loved networking. As the workday drew to a close, I’d freshen my lipstick and double check the address for the evening’s happy hour, lecture or meet-up. I’d head out the door, excited and ready to meet interesting people and make valuable professional connections. Fast forward a decade, through career shifts, […]
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