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Ellen Galinsky Portrait

Ellen Galinsky, President of Families and Work Institute, is a founder of the work-family field. Her more than 100 books and reports and 300 articles include the best-selling Mind in the Making: The Seven Essential Life Skills Every Child Needs and Leaders in A Global Economy: A Study of Executive Women and Men. Ms. Galinsky co-directs the most comprehensive ongoing studies of the US workforce and workplace as well as When Work Works, which in partnership with SHRM, provides an award for workplace effectiveness and flexibility. She was a presenter at the 2000 White House Conference on Teenagers, the 1997 White House Conference on Child Care, and the 2010 White House Forum on Workplace Flexibility. She appears regularly in the media and is the recipient of many awards, including the 2004 Distinguished Achievement Award from Vassar College and the Seven Wonders of the Work Life World from Working Mother magazine.

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