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Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Webinar: Making Flexibility Work, Hosted by Catalyst




This month, 1MFWF celebrates our second anniversary, and today also marks the first day of National Work & Family Month. Among the many activities we have planned to celebrate these occasions is a free webinar with 1MFWF Founder Sara Sutton Fell and Director Emma Plumb, hosted by 1MFWF Supporter Catalyst. Please join us!

Webinar: Making Flexibility WorkDate: Thursday, October 15
Time: 2:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m. ET
Panelists: Sara Sutton Fell, Emma Plumb, Amelia Costigan

At 1MFWF, we know that the advantages of flexibility are clear for both employees and employers. Business benefits include cost savings, reduced carbon footprint, disaster preparedness, and higher productivity. Employee benefits include lower stress, higher morale, and effective work/life integration. And yet, too many organizations are still reluctant to embrace this better way to work.

Are you a manager who’s still unsure about whether flexibility is right for you and your company? Are you an employee looking to flex, but not sure you’ll have support from your employer? It’s time to ask: why aren’t you flexing?

Join Sara Sutton Fell, Founder of 1 Million for Work Flexibility, Emma Plumb, Director of 1 Million for Work Flexibility, and Amelia Costigan, Senior Associate at Catalyst, to learn practical tips for making flex work for you as an employer or employee.

Register Now for this FREE webinar!

About Sara Sutton Fell
Sara Sutton Fell is the CEO and Founder of FlexJobs, an award-winning, innovative career website for telecommuting, flexible, freelance, and part-time jobs, and founder ofRemote.co, a one-stop resource for remote teams and companies. She launched the 1 Million for Work Flexibility movement in 2013 to advocate for the societal, environmental, and economic benefits of flexibility for both employees and employer. A 2014 World Economic Forum Young Global Leader, Sara is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley, and lives in Boulder, Colorado with her husband and two sons.

About Emma Plumb
Emma Plumb is a passionate advocate for improving the way that work gets done through increased flexibility. As Director of the 1 Million for Work Flexibility movement, Emma is committed to helping ensure the benefits of work flex are recognized and adopted on a broad scale. A graduate of Stanford University (BS/MA), she lives in Connecticut with her husband and newborn daughter.

About Amelia Costigan
Amelia Costigan is Catalyst Senior Associate, Information Center, and a member of the Work Life Issues Specialty Team. She is currently co-designing curriculum for an edX MOOC entitled “Inclusive Leadership Training: Maximizing Work-Life for Your Success”.

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