Zoe Saldana Wants to Change the Child Care Status Quo

Even celebrity moms see the problem with how It’s Working for working parents in the United States. A-list actress and Guardians of the Galaxy star Zoe Saldana says studios “spend more money sometimes ‘perking up’ male superstars” suggesting that they are showered with lavish benefits such as jets and yachts, “But then a woman comes in going, ‘OK I have a child… And then they go ‘Nope, we don’t pay for nannies.’”

After nearly losing her job as a result of her pregnancy, she was stuck working long hours without paid child care for her newborn twins. If someone as successful as Saldana is struggling with coming back to work with ease and as a matter of course, isn’t it time for a change in employer priorities?

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