Dr. Kia Swann-Moore is the medical director for North America for Bayer Corporation. In this position, she is responsible for the medical activities at Bayer’s 170 locations across the United States and Canada. Kia is married to Juan and the mother of two teenage daughters, Gabi and Gracie.
Juggling the demands of work and family life is not always easy, but Kia makes her family a priority. Kia said, “They (our children) are our priority.” She continued by emphasizing that the safety and well-being of her daughters is a priority for both her and husband.
Kia’s position with Bayer allows her some flexibility in work schedule so she can be present with her daughters and attend their sporting events and concerts. She notes that she can work at home, if needed and she can vary her work hours so that she can attend events that are important to her children.
Kia said that the support of her husband and extended family is vital as she meets the demands of work and family. Kia says, “Parenting is supporting each other and letting kids know that they are loved.”