Come together with working parents and experts to talk about how we navigate the pandemic.

The Working Parent Project

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The Riveter Working Parent Project: Conversations & Solutions

Join us for intimate conversations with working parents and experts, all driving toward solutions for a better tomorrow. Attendees receive a digital action kit with tools, resources, discounts on services and interactive activities.



Events

From October 26-30, join us for any or all of the following:


Working Parent to Working Parent

Monday, October 26
10 am PT / 1 pm ET

Our Riveter working parents speak to one another about their personal experiences in this trying time. From single parenting to mothering a child with special healthcare needs and fathering while serving as an essential worker, COVID-19 has affected us all in different ways and it is critical we understand all sides to then create solutions. 

Dantia Avril
Co-Host of inSIDELINES Podcast & Co-Founder of Cliff Avril Family
Sehreen Noor Ali 
Co-Founder, Co-CEO, Sleuth
Dr. Monica Mo
Founder & CEO, WellSeek
Dr. Janice Johnson Dias 
Associate Professor of Sociology


Working Parents and Community in a Pandemic

Tuesday, October 27
10 am PT / 1 pm ET

How are working parents maintaining their village during the pandemic? How are parents caring for themselves and others? We will hear from experts to understand ways in which parents can feel more supported.

Blessing Adesiyan
Founder & CEO, Mother Honestly
Bridgid Coulter
Founder & CEO of Blackbird Collective
June Diane Raphael
Co-Founder of The Jane Club


Working Parents and Childcare in a Crisis

Wednesday, October 28
10 am PT / 1 pm ET

Riveter working parents speak up about childcare support — or, all too often, the lack thereof. What are parents doing now with childcare providers shut down or going out of business? With a high percentage of women taking on caregiver roles in their partnerships, how can we address this gender gap problem and create solutions?

Becka Klauber Richter
President & Co-Founder of Helpr
Lynn Perkins
CEO, UrbanSitter
Qiana Patterson
Vice President, Strategic Development at HopSkipDrive 


Working Parents and School Without Classrooms

Thursday, October 29
10 am PT / 1 pm ET

Understand how Riveter working parents have been able to handle, manage and plan for their children’s education. Between Zoom fatigue, unpredictable schedules, and the impossible juggle of a full time job and full time schooling, how are parents and their children managing this new age of learning? Let’s hear from educators, parents and experts to look at solutions.

Shavon Newkirk
Principal Resident for Baltimore City Public Schools
John Kotwis
High School Teacher 
Free Wright 
Academic Leader


Working Parents and a Changing Corporate America

Friday, October 30
10 am PT / 1 pm ET

Learn how employers are bringing support during this nearly impossible time. With the impact of COVID-19, how are parents being championed within corporate America? How are we ensuring that the workplace is conducive to how we are now operating in this uncertain new world? Let’s meet the executives and leaders to dive in to find solutions.

Jessica Eggert 
CEO, LegUp
Natlie Bowman
Managing Director, Marketing and Advertising at Alaska Airlines
Erin Vilardi 
Founder & CEO of Vote Run Lead 
Melanie Goolsby
Manager, Original Animation, Indie Series at Netflix