Panel Discussion

Rethinking Caregiving To Grow The Economy - Especially For Women In The Hardest Hit Communities

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Rethinking Caregiving To Grow The Economy - Especially For Women In The Hardest Hit Communities

Join Latham Thomas, founder of Mama Glow; Lynn Perkins, the CEO of UrbanSitter and Brigid Schulte, Director of the Better Life Lab at New America and the author of Overwhelmed, to discuss the caregiving solutions that are essential to keep women at work, especially women whose communities have been the hardest hit, and our economy growing.

Meet The Speakers

Lynn Perkins
Lynn Perkins

Lynn is a startup veteran with more than 15 years of experience building and growing consumer Internet businesses. Prior to founding UrbanSitter, Lynn served as founder and CEO of Xuny.com and VP of Business Development at Bridgepath.com. At Gap Inc., LaSalle Partners, and Joie de Vivre Hospitality, Lynn gained extensive business and transaction experience. Lynn is passionate about connecting people with each other. Uniting babysitters and parents is her latest quest.

Brigid Schulte
Brigid Schulte

Brigid Schulte is the author of the New York Times bestselling book on time pressure, Overwhelmed: Work, Love & Play when No One has the Time, which named one of the notable books of the year by the Washington Post and NPR, and won the Virginia Library Association’s literary nonfiction award. She now serves as the founding director of The Good Life Initiative at the nonpartisan think tank, New America, and director of The Better Life Lab.

Latham Thomas
Latham Thomas

Latham was named one of Oprah Winfrey’s Super Soul 100, Celebrity Doula and Maternity Wellness Expert and supports women in embracing optimal wellness and spiritual growth as a pathway to empowerment. Latham is the founder of Mama Glow, a global women’s health and education brand serving women along the childbearing continuum. Her book, Own Your Glow: A Soulful Guide to Luminious Living and Crowning the Queen releases on paperback from Hay House on June 16. @glowmaven @mamaglow