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Is TEDWomen holding us back?

Jessica Jackley was turned away from TEDWomen 2015 for bringing her 5-month-old breastfed baby to the conference.  She was informed that there was a strict no-child policy and forced to leave.  Ultimately, after shouting out on social media, the conference organizers realized their massive misstep and admitted to handling the situation poorly in the moment and later made arrangements for her to view the sessions via simulcast.  June Cohen, executive producer of TEDWomen referenced the no-child policy as their way of “creating…

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