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By Cassy Fiano-Chesser, Live Action, September 23, 2019

The Wing is a groundbreaking co-working space collective and club that is geared towards women — and its founder, Audrey Gelman, recently made history as the first pregnant woman to appear on the cover of any business magazine. Gelman, who was photographed at six months pregnant and is now nine months along, appeared on the cover of Inc Magazine for its Female Founders issue, in a move that is seen by many as both inspirational and a much-needed change in how businesswomen are seen.

According to Inc Magazine’s article, The Wing currently has eight locations across the country, with more to come soon. The plan for her company, Gelman explained, is “about creating quality and meaning and doing everything with real intention.” But it’s the magazine cover that, for now, is getting rave reviews. In it, Gelman wears a fitted black dress, cradling her bump while smiling serenely into the camera.

In the article, Gelman admitted that she had reservations about being an executive while pregnant, until she understood that her pregnancy would make a bigger difference than she had originally thought. “I had this realization,” she explained to Inc. “The way to make my team and my employees feel proud to work for me and for the company was actually not to pretend to be superhuman or totally unaffected by pregnancy.” ….