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Ai-jen Poo

Director & Co-Founder, Caring Across Generations   |   National Policy Advocate

Ai-jen Poo is a nationally recognized policy advocate, an expert on elder and family care, gender equality, and is the author of the celebrated book, The Age of Dignity: Preparing for the Elder Boom in a Changing America. Her work as the Director and Co-founder of Caring Across Generations and President, Director and Co-founder of the National Domestic Workers Alliance has landed her on Fortune’s 50 World’s Greatest Leaders and Time’s 100 Most Influential People in the World.

Ai-jen sat down with us to discuss her work towards building an infrastructure of support for family caregivers. From paid family leave to federal medicare reform and more, Ai-jen is on the frontlines, pushing for change in the public sector that will ripple into every aspect of society– including better options for employers looking to support working caregivers with better care programs & benefits.

 

Listen to hear:

  • The cost of unsupported caregivers
  • The impact of caregiving on DEI&B initiatives
  • The importance of building a social safety net to bolster employer’s efforts in supporting working caregivers
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Ai-jen Poo is a policy advocate, author, and caregiver. Ai-jen has been on Fortune’s 50 World’s Greatest Leaders and Time’s 100 Most Influential People in the World. She is a nationally recognized expert on elder and family care, the future of work, gender equality, and grassroots organizing. She is the author of the celebrated book, The Age of Dignity: Preparing for the Elder Boom in a Changing America

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