Astia Company FINsix interview by Fast Company | Why Women Are Ditching STEM Careers—And How To Change It

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By Vivian Giang | Fast Company | January 27, 2015

Vanessa Green, CEO and cofounder of FINsix Corporation, which designs and manufactures advanced power electronic systems, also believes that key family policies for men and women are essential when it comes to balance so workers don’t feel like they have to choose one or the other. Green, who started her company in 2010 with a team of MIT graduate students, tells Fast Company it’s crucial that policies extend to male talent since even when there are great maternity policies, this “still puts a lot of the pressure on females to be doing it all,” and women need the support to focus on their careers.

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