Jacqueline Lam
Sep 4, 2017

Advertising versus pregnancy: Which has to give?

Women working in agencies can face difficult choices when they get pregnant. Publicis' Jacqueline Lam graciously shares her experience.

Lam (with baby bump showing)

When I found out I was pregnant, I was extremely hesitant to share this news with my company. Like most moms-to-be, I was very cognizant of not telling people about my pregnancy before the three-month mark.

But I was also very concerned how my pregnancy could affect my career, how my colleagues and clients would receive this news, how some people may stop perceiving me as a whatever-it-takes kind of leader.

Women...

To continue reading this article you need to be registered with Campaign. Registration is free and only takes a minute. Register Now or sign in below if you already have an account.

Existing users sign in here

Forgotten Password?

Having trouble signing in?

Contact Customer Support at
cs@haymarket.asia
or call+852 2122 5227

Subscribe

Why Subscribe?

  • Campaign Asia-Pacific online premium content* including in-depth monthly focus on key trends and industry issues
  • Unlimited website access*, and an archive of more than 70,000 articles
  • Regular value-added supplements including brand health checks, sector studies, ad critiques and research charts
  • Daily newsletters and breaking story alerts straight to your inbox
  • New weekly feature articles on the latest research, innovation and marketing trends
  • Be the first to hear about industry events

or call +852 2122 5227
or email subscriptions@campaignasia.com

Campaign Jobs

Follow us

Top news, insights and analysis every weekday

Sign up for Campaign Bulletins

Related Articles

Just Published

Premium
Day 4 Live Cannes lowdown: Havas, influencers and hangovers
Premium
39 minutes ago

Day 4 Live Cannes lowdown: Havas, influencers and ...

As the festival inches to a close, our editors discussed a few issues that have surfaced so far this year.

Premium
Innovation winners: Cannes Lions 2018
Premium
1 hour ago

Innovation winners: Cannes Lions 2018

India takes sole award for APAC in tiny category of six winners.

Premium
Media winners: Cannes Lions 2018
Premium
1 hour ago

Media winners: Cannes Lions 2018

Of 85 gongs awards, APAC wins 15, with one Gold and a plethora of Bronze.

Premium
Young Lions winners: Cannes 2018
Premium
1 hour ago

Young Lions winners: Cannes 2018

China put Asia on the map, winning one of three competitions.