Ep 22 New job. New baby.

“When I had children, you either worked or you didn’t. There was no flexibility.”
— Terri Calderón


Amber sits down with Meghan Leatherman and Terri Wogan Calderón of SVP Arizona to chat about the bump in the room – interviewing while pregnant and providing more support for new moms at work.  


  • The elephant in the room. Interviewing while pregnant.

  • Creating a baby-inclusive work environment.

  • Managing competing priorities at home and at work.

  • The future of work: Creating family-inclusive business environments.


Terri Wogan Calderon

Terri Wogan Calderón has been the Executive Director for Social Venture Partners Arizona for more than 10 years.

Prior to joining SVP, she was Director of Community Relations for Governor Janet Napolitano’s Office for Children, Youth and Families. She has a degrees in Elementary Education and Library Science and moved into the non-profit space after working as a community volunteer.

She currently serves as secretary of the Arizona Educational Foundation, serves on the PBS Eight Community Advisory Board,
Expect More Arizona’s Public Engagement Task Force and Maricopa County Education Service Agency Opportunities for Youth Board.

Terri is a mom to three daughters and Gigi to eight grandchildren.

Meghan Leatherman

Meghan Leatherman has more than 10 years’ experience building and executing large-scale campaigns for commercial, government and not-for-profit companies in a mix of industries.

Her expertise lies in communications strategy, public relations, stakeholder relationship management, event planning/execution, social media strategy/execution, and copywriting/editing.

Her experience includes Vanderbilt University, McNeely Pigott Fox Public Relations (Nashville, Tenn.), Booz Allen Hamilton (San Diego, Calif.) and has owned her own consultancy, Team Leatherman Consulting.

An alumna of St. Norbert College in DePere, Wisc., Meghan resides in Central Phoenix with her husband, daughter, son, and beloved dog.


Social Venture Partners

Social Venture Partners is an international network of engaged philanthropists who invest time, money, and professional expertise in local non-profits. Our mission is to build the capacity of our investees and strengthen their impact to create sustainable outcomes, and positive social change. Here in Phoenix, they focus on helping nonprofits that increase children, families, & individuals’s resilience to risk factors, and increase children’s ability to succeed academically.

Social Venture Partners Arizona doesn't only shine a spotlight on philanthropy - they’re challenge traditional work settings to be more inclusive of its employees needs and worik-life relationships.

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Amber is the co-founder of MORE and Kayson, a business strategy agency. She is also the proud momma of a special, and very active, little boy.

Produced by Kai-Saun