Can we make "Bring your Daughter to Work" a standard business practice ?

Sal Torres
Posted March 12, 2020 from United States

I am perplexed why we dedicate only a single day out of 365  to introducing our daughters to work.  I have missed so many "bring your daughter (or even children) to work" days because of my schedule, her school, work events, etc.  Missing that one day is unfortunate, especially when we consider that the other 364 days are not leveraged.  I believe we need to dedicate a month to bring our daughters to work.  It would be easier to plan, easier to schedule, and think of all of the events we could coordinate for our daughters.  Introducing my daughter to the world of law in a global tech company is only a start. If she could shadow me for a day, watch and listen to our female corporate leaders at a function, participate in work activities, all the while learning and making connections, I could teach her the power of networking, and that she can be a corporate leader just like all of the other women she might have watched or spoken to throughout a week or a month.   It does not have to be 30 days in a row but if during the month, we had events planned and chats organized, we could teach and inspire our daughters to mature into the leaders we need. 

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Anita Shrestha
Mar 12, 2020
Mar 12, 2020

good initiation Sir

Jill Langhus
Mar 13, 2020
Mar 13, 2020

Hi Sal,

Welcome to World Pulse! This is a great idea. Thanks for sharing. I'm looking forward to seeing more posts from you and learning more about what you're passionate about and what your goals are. Thanks for being an advocate for women and girls.

Republicans of Mozambique
Mar 18, 2020
Mar 18, 2020

Dear Torres,
The all thing sound beautiful. But I have had too many bring my daughter and Son to work as single mother while raising my children. Thanks God I had my own business. You ca still "teach the power of networking and inspire your daughters to mature leaders we need" without having your company to organise and plan events and chats only for that purpose. Remember that most corporate female leaders probably did not have one single day at work with their parents. Just be a good father and they will become the leaders they want to be.