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How to Crush it at Home and at Work

Having children can be life’s most profound and personally rewarding experience—but how do you balance this massive life shift while also crushing your career? Join us for a super candid discussion on the intersection of parenting, ambition, and self-identity in today’s 24/7, fast-paced world.

With intel from early childhood expert Tovah Klein, PhD and Jenny Galluzzo, founder of the career site Second Shift, we’ll break down how to be present for your family while still fulfilling your passions and goals. Learn how the gig economy is changing parenting (and why Dr. Klein views flexibility as a double-edged sword), a how to set boundaries, and more. It’s the frank work-life balance discussion you’ve been dying to have.



Thursday, May 17th, 2018
6:30–8:30 p.m.
Location: The Assemblage NoMad | 114 East 25th Street, New York, NY 10010



Jenny Galluzzo | Co-Founder, The Second Shift
A former producer and booker for Good Morning America, Jenny co-founded The Second Shift to provide better career options for working mothers. After having her first son in 2009, she realized that talented professional women needed more flexibility to remain in the workforce. Today, The Second Shift connects women with clients like Google, Spotify, J.Crew, and more on meaningful and well-paying projects.

Tovah P. Klein, PhD | Executive Director of the Barnard College Center for Toddler Development
As the author of How Toddlers Thrive, a psychology professor at Barnard College, and a doctoral recipient in clinical and development psychology from Duke University, Tovah is the leading voice in early childhood development. A mother of three, she’s worked with children for three decades exploring modern-day parenting challenges—and was named the “Toddler Whisperer” by Good Morning America.

Alexia Brue, Moderator | Co-Founder and CEO, Well+Good
Alexia co-founded Well+Good in 2010, and guides the company’s strategic direction while leading the revenue and business development teams. Fun fact: Prior to Well+Good, Brue authored Cathedrals of the Flesh, a travel memoir about the world’s greatest bathing cultures. She lives in New York City with her husband and two children.

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