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  • Lauren Smith Brody

Author Insights: Lauren Smith Brody on the Fifth Trimester

By |July 11th, 2017|Categories: Author Insight Interviews, Working Parents|Tags: , , , , , |

Lauren Smith Brody is the former executive editor of Glamour magazine, writer, producer, consultant, speaker, and the author of The Fifth Trimester.

Janet Yellen: Change Policies to Bring Women into Workforce

By |May 18th, 2017|Categories: Business Case for Work Flexibility|Tags: , , |

Having more women in the U.S. labor force boosts the economy and improves working conditions for all, according to Federal Reserve Chair Janet L. Yellen.

Report Summary: “Women in America—Work and Life Well-Lived,” Gallup

By |January 3rd, 2017|Categories: Research Related to Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , |

A new report from Gallup, "Women in America: Work and Life Well-Lived," outlines why and how businesses should recruit and retain women (hint: flex is key).

Where Do the Presidential Candidates Stand on Flexibility?

By |October 7th, 2016|Categories: Legislation on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , |

1MFWF has scoured news reports, voting records, and other sources to find out where the presidential candidates stand on issues related to work flexibility.

How the Suffragette Movement Relates to Work Flex

By |March 29th, 2016|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: , , |

Channel your inner suffragette and speak out for what you need, want, and deserve, which is to work the way that makes sense for a 21st century workforce.

Disrupt the Default to Achieve Gender Parity at Work

By |April 29th, 2015|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: , , , |

Last year Catalyst launched #DisruptTheDefault, an initiative empowering individuals and organizations to forge bold and meaningful workplace change.

Child Care Options in the Workplace Benefit All

By |December 18th, 2014|Categories: Working Parents|Tags: , , , , , |

Parents who lack child care support in the workplace have higher rates of employee tardiness and absenteeism, warns Ithaca College student Alexis Barbag.

Spotlight On… #1MFWF Supporter Catalyst

By |September 18th, 2014|Categories: 1MFWF Supporter Spotlight|Tags: , , , |

Catalyst is the leading global nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting advancement for women in business, and 1MFWF is proud to have its support.

Support Work Flexibility for International Women’s Day!

By |March 8th, 2014|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: , , , |

Happy International Women’s Day 2014! Support work flexibility as a way to ensure a bright, equal future for working women and all professionals.