Short current bio:

Sarah K Peck is the founder and CEO of Startup Pregnant and the host of The Startup Pregnant Podcast, where she helps working parents try to navigate everyday insanity. She is currently quarantined at home with a 1 year old and a 3 year old and lives in New York City with no backyard.

Professional biography:

SARAH K PECK is a writer, speaker, startup advisor, and yoga teacher based in New York City. She’s the founder and executive director of Startup Pregnant, a media company documenting the stories of women’s leadership across work and family. She hosts the Startup Pregnant podcast, a podcast about working parents, the future of work, and gender, and is the host of the Let’s Talk podcast, a conversational meandering about productivity, meaning, and living well. Previously, she worked at Y Combinator backed One Month, Inc, a company that teaches people to code in 30 days, and before that, she was a writing and communications consultant.

She’s a 20-time All-American swimmer who successfully swam the Escape from Alcatraz nine separate times, once wearing only a swim cap and goggles to raise $33k for charity: water. To date, she’s written for more than 100 different web publications and and has delivered speeches and workshops at Penn, UVA, Berkeley, Harvard, Year of the X, Craft & Commerce, WDS, and more. One recent viral essay, The Art of Asking, has been used across tech companies and product teams to train teams in clear communications. She’s currently writing a memoir of her experience working in the tech startup world while she was pregnant with her first kid.


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