Power Mums

MT speaks to the women who are combining a stellar career with raising a family.


Can plastic surgery make you a better leader?

Can plastic surgery make you a better leader?

By Christine Armstrong Tuesday, 08 July 2014

According to the author of Executive Presence, women should consider hiring an image consultant and having plastic surgery to get ahead.

Eight things no one tells career women before they have kids

Eight things no one tells career women before they have kids

02 July 2014

MT ARCHIVE: So you're ready to have kids - but are you ready for the career-transforming effect it's going to have, asks our Power Mums columnist Christine Armstrong.

 
 
Emma Bridgewater: 'We don't want to sell to a bunch of venture capitalists'

Emma Bridgewater: 'We don't want to sell to a bunch of venture capitalists'

10 June 2014

POWER MUMS: She's famous for her ceramics, but Emma Bridgwater had never thrown a pot before she started her business. She discusses her marriage, and why British manufacturing is so important.

 
 
POWER MUMS: Tamara Lohan, Founder & CTO of Mr & Mrs Smith

POWER MUMS: Tamara Lohan, Founder & CTO of Mr & Mrs Smith

08 January 2014

The founder of the travel-booking website works full-time. 'I'm not ready to be a mum 24 hours a day,' she says. Here's how she manages her work/life balance.

 
 
POWER MUMS: Tracey Woodward, Urban Retreat

POWER MUMS: Tracey Woodward, Urban Retreat

23 September 2013

Having learned to read at 14, Woodward is now commercial director of the biggest salon in the world. No mean feat for a mother of two...

 
 
POWER MUMS: Nina Bhatia, managing director, British Gas Connected Homes

POWER MUMS: Nina Bhatia, managing director, British Gas Connected Homes

23 August 2013

Former McKinsey partner Nina Bhatia says too much pressure is put on parents by schools. 'If a full-time working, male politician had to figure out how to fill the school holidays, we'd design the whole system differently'.

 
 
POWER MUMS: Isabel Dedring, London's deputy mayor for transport

POWER MUMS: Isabel Dedring, London's deputy mayor for transport

15 August 2013

The capital's transport guru says her role as a parent is changing as her children grow up.

 
 
POWER MUMS: Sandra Lopez, marketing strategy director, Intel

POWER MUMS: Sandra Lopez, marketing strategy director, Intel

02 August 2013

Our first international Power Mum challenges assumptions about working mums and wants men to contribute to the debate.

 
 
POWER MUMS: Jane Geraghty, managing director, Landor Associates

POWER MUMS: Jane Geraghty, managing director, Landor Associates

14 June 2013

Mother-of-two Jane Geraghty on running a busy design agency without losing your cool at home.

 
 
POWER MUMS: Emma Gilpin-Jacobs, global comms director at the FT

POWER MUMS: Emma Gilpin-Jacobs, global comms director at the FT

26 April 2013

Driven mother of twins Emma Gilpin-Jacobs reveals the secret to managing a media empire without sacrificing a home life.

 
 
POWER MUMS: Carrie Longton, co-founder of Mumsnet

POWER MUMS: Carrie Longton, co-founder of Mumsnet

25 January 2013

Carrie Longton, co-founder of parenting site Mumsnet, tells MT about the challenges - and highlights - of bringing up three kids (and a dog) while running a fast-growing business.

 
 
POWER MUMS: Sara Bennison, director, Barclays UK Retail Bank

POWER MUMS: Sara Bennison, director, Barclays UK Retail Bank

14 January 2013

Meet 'Power Mum' Sara Bennison, who is marketing communications director for Barclays Retail while bringing up four kids. Not only that, she commutes for nearly three hours each day... Here's how she does it.

 
 
POWER MUMS: Nicola Rabson, partner at Linklaters

POWER MUMS: Nicola Rabson, partner at Linklaters

02 January 2013

In the first of our 'Power Mums' series, Nicola Rabson, partner at Linklaters and mum of three tells Christine Armstrong how she juggles a high-powered job with motherhood.

 
 


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