It's fair to say that many women walk a thin line when it comes to balancing a career with children and family. The difficulties can be immense and the struggle constant. Some women sacrifice their ability to climb the corporate ladder so that they can spend more time at home. Some women swing the opposite way and dedicate themselves wholly to their work, and a few of those women strike gold.
Erin Carlyle of Forbes joined the Daily Ticker to discuss the life of a billionaire mom.
There are very few women on the Forbes Billionaire List, just 138 out of 1,426. The number becomes even smaller when you look only at female self-made billionaires; only 24 were included on the list this year.
Meg Whitman, former eBay CEO and current CEO of Hewlett-Packard, has had to juggle raising two sons and managing some of the biggest companies on Wall Street. Forbes estimates her net worth to be $1.9 billion.
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