How to Support Working Parents in 2021

Presenters: Amy Yamner Jenkins, Outschool; Natasha Prasad, Cleo; Jadey Ryndak, The Mom Project

View live: January 27, 2021, 2 p.m. ET / 11 a.m. PT (available for on-demand viewing through April 2021)

Program length: 60 minutes

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A fall 2020 survey conducted by Outschool showed that over 25 percent of moms cut back on work as they balanced competing demands between work and family. 

All parents, but particularly moms, have acutely felt the impact of this year of school and office closures.

In this program, Amy Yamner Jenkins from Outschool, Jadey Ryndak from The Mom Project and Natasha Prasad of Cleo, will address the unique demands facing women in the workforce, both today and tomorrow and what steps HR leaders can take to recruit, support and retain this valuable employee group. 

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About the Presenters: Amy Yamner Jenkins is the head of schools and distribution for Outschool, an online marketplace for live, virtual classes for kids aged three to 18. She has spent more than 20 years working in education in roles such as a middle school teacher in Oakland, an after-school program provider in San Francisco, an investor through NewSchools Venture Fund and chief operating officer of Education Elements. Jenkins is a frequent speaker at education conferences and the author of several publications.

Natasha Prasad serves as chief customer officer for Cleo, an online benefits marketplace for parents. She leads strategy and operations for the global care practitioners and career coaches that directly support Cleo’s end users, as well as the customer success team that supports Cleo’s employer partners. Prior to Cleo, she served as country manager for ClassPass in Australia, where she built and oversaw regional operations, including sales, success and marketing. Previously, Prasad was the founder and CEO of a fitness technology startup that was subsequently acquired by ClassPass and held product management roles at enterprise and consumer technology companies, most recently Atlassian in Sydney.

Jadey Ryndak is senior director of enterprise partnerships at The Mom Project. An avid believer in the power of authenticity as a game-changer, she has spent the last 20 years supporting individuals and building teams at companies ranging from startups to global staffing firms. She is personally vested in building a better workplace for women and families, and joined The Mom Project in 2019 to drive enterprise-level partnerships to hire, retain, and advance professional women. She is actively involved in a number of professional associations including the National Association of African American Human Resource Professionals. 

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SHRM Certification has approved this webcast for 1 PDC toward SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP recertification. A program code will be provided at the end of the webcast. The program also meets recertification credit standards set by the HR Certification Institute and other HR certifying bodies, but candidates must manually enter their activity into their records.

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This webcast is sponsored by Outschool

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