The Wing's cofounder just became the first visibly pregnant CEO featured on a business magazine cover

Instagram / Audrey Gelman on the cover of Inc. magazine’s October issue.

Instagram / Audrey Gelman on the cover of Inc. magazine’s October issue.

Audrey Gelman – and her baby bump – is showing the world that women don’t need to sacrifice their careers for motherhood.

Gelman, 32, the CEO and cofounder of the women-focused coworking space The Wing, just became the first visibly pregnant CEO to appear on the cover of a business magazine. The Inc. magazine issue featuring Gelman will hit newsstands in October.

Gelman launched The Wing in October 2016, amid a global rise in coworking spaces. The company has since grown to 10,000 members, she said in an interview with the “Today” show on Wednesday, and has raised $US117.5 million in venture-capital funding.

Gelman said she decided to appear visibly pregnant to show other women that they too can simultaneously run a business and start a family . . .

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