Sep 18, 2021
Amy Henderson is one of America’s leading voices on the critical role of parenting and caregiving in developing the future of work.
Amy has three kids and is the founding CEO of TendLab, where she has been working with companies and their parents’ groups at places like Salesforce, Accenture, Cloudflare, Airbnb, Lululemon, and many others to optimize the workplace for parents.
As cited in Forbes for her "truly collaborative nature," Amy
also started and co-leads the Fam Tech Founders Collaborative, a network of
over 180 founders who are solving for the needs of caregivers.
A regular speaker and author advocating on behalf of the power of parenthood at work, Amy has been featured in and written for The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Fortune, Fast Company, Slate, InStyle, and more.
Her book, 'Tending: Parenthood and the Future of Work," was published by Nationbuilder Books in May 2021.
How to connect with Amy:
Book "Tending": https://www.nationbuilderbooks.com/
What we talked about:
3:00 Start of TendLab
6:56 Perception about parents in the workforce
9:23 Care work and the workforce
16:57 Amy's book "Tending"
21:23 Biological changes and caregiving (for anyone)
38:14 Support for caregivers
43:42 Male professionals and caregiving
47:15 Future of Work in 5-10 years from now
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