Decombel went on to point out that not only is pregnancy discrimination illegal, it also discourages women from pursuing high-powered or high-profile careers.
As it turns out the Nov. 26 conference was cancelled, due to the lockdown in Brussels, but once the word got out about Decombel's experience, Twitter went off with a #7monthspregnant hashtag. Women shared photos and comments about the many things they were able to do while they were in the later stages of pregnancy:
This is me at 7 months preggers interviewing Jay Alexander (Ms. Jay) from Project Runway:
Yesterday, the organization apologized to Decombel:
What do you think about Decombel being banned from the conference? What were you doing at 7 months pregnant?