Ellen Bravo, a long-time activist for working women, was one of 10 work-life visionaries who recently spoke at a Families and Work Institute event. Bravo directs Family Values @ Work, a network of state coalitions organizing to win paid sick days and paid family leave. She’s the former director of 9to5, National Association of Working Women, and she teaches Women’s Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Her most recent book is Taking on the Big Boys, or Why Feminism is Good for Families, Business and the Nation (Feminist Press, 2007).
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