Silicon Valley Companies Add New Benefit For Women: Egg-Freezing

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Silicon Valley Companies Add New Benefit For Women: Egg-Freezing 2017-07-01T01:04:12+00:00

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October 17, 2014

In the Silicon Valley arms race to lure the top talent with the best benefits, Facebook and Apple are adding egg freezing for female employees. The two companies may be the first to pay for the procedure for women who choose it to delay childbearing.

The addition of egg-freezing to the benefits plan comes as tech companies face mounting pressure to hire more women. And it’s a perk that some women may find attractive.

 

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Source: NPR

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