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(WATCH LIVE) White House Summit on Working Families

The summit is co-hosted by the Center for American Progress and the U.S. Department of Labor.

On Monday, June 23rd, President Obama will host the first ever White House Summit On Working Families to spark a national conversation about the modern family and identify solutions that are both good for employers and workers.

You can watch the event live streamed right here on Monday morning.



Speakers include:
U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez
Valerie Jarrett, Assistant to the President and Senior Advisor
Neera Tanden, President of the Center for American Progress
Tina Tchen, Assistant to the President and Executive Director of the White House Council on Women and Girls

9:20 A.M. – 10:40 A.M.: FIRST PLENARY: Family matters

Panelists include:
Claudia Goldin, Henry Lee Professor of Economics at Harvard University
Mark Weinberger, Global Chairman and CEO of EY
Makini Howell, Small Business Owner (Seattle, WA)
Mary Kay Henry Young, President of Service Employees International Union (SEIU)

11:00A.M. – 11:30 A.M.: For Online Audience only: HuffPost Live, Family Matters Panel

11:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.:

  • BREAKOUT 1: Hourly workers

Panelists include:
Jennifer Piallat, CEO and Owner of Zazie
Maureen Conway, Executive Director of the Economic Opportunities Program at the Aspen Institute
Ai-Jen Poo, Director of the Domestic Workers Alliance
Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN)

  • BREAKOUT 2: Compensation

Panelists include:
Dane Atkinson, CEO of SumAll
Representative Rosa DeLauro (D-CT)
Beth Williams, CEO of Roxbury Technology
Victoria Budson, Executive Director of the Women and Public Policy Program at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government
Minnesota Speaker Paul Thissen

  • BREAKOUT 3: Evaluation and assessment tools

Panelists include:
Carol Evans, President of Working Mother Magazine
Ellen Galinsky, President of the Families & Work Institute
Megan Beyer, Founder of EDGE Certification Foundation

  • BREAKOUT 4: Young women leaders

Panelists include:
Melanie Campbell, Executive Director of the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation
Anne Marie Chavez, CEO of Girl Scouts USA
Representative Donna Edwards (D-MD)
Sarah Bird, CEO of Moz Technology


12:30 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.: SECOND PLENARY: A 21st century economy that works for business and workers

Speakers include:
U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez
Betsey Stevenson, Member, Council of Economic Advisors

Panelists include:
Bob Moritz, CEO of PriceWaterhouseCoopers
Sheila Marcelo, CEO of
Liz Shuler, Secretary-Treasurer, AFL-CIO
Nick Bloom, Professor of Economics at Stanford University
Kim Jordan, CEO, New Belgium Brewing Company

1:40 p.m.: THE PRESIDENT Delivers Remarks

Additional speakers:
Maria Shriver
Ellen Bravo, President and Founder, Family Values at Work

3:15 P.M. – 4:15PM:

  • BREAKOUT 1: Talent attraction and retention

Panelists include:
Alex Gorsky, CEO of Johnson and Johnson
Lloyd Blankfein, CEO of Goldman Sachs
Debra Ness, President of the National Partnership for Women and Families
Sunil Kumar, Dean of the University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Randy Garutti, CEO of Shake Shack

  • BREAKOUT 2: Structure of the workplace

Panelists include:
Nancy Lyons, President and CEO of Clockwork Media
Andy Shallal, CEO of Busboys and Poets
Kathleen Christensen, Program Director at the Alfred R. Sloan Foundation
The Honorable Katherine Archuletta, Director of the Office of Personnel Management

  • BREAKOUT 3: Caregiving

Panelists include:
David H. Lissy, CEO of Bright Horizons
Ariel Kalil, Professor at the University of Chicago
Nancy Duff Campbell, Co-President of the National Women’s Law Center
Eva Blum, The PNC Foundation, Chair & President
Gail Hunt, CEO, National Alliance for Caregiving

  • BREAKOUT 4: STEM and nontraditional jobs

Panelists include:
Maria Klawe, President of Harvey Mudd College
Patrice D’Eramo, Public Sector Vice President at Cisco Systems
Rosalind Hudnel, Vice President, Human Resources at Intel Corporation
Avis Yates Rivers, President & CEO of Technology Concepts
Connie Ashbrook, Executive Director at Oregon Tradeswoman, Inc.

4:30 P.M. – 5:30 P.M.: THIRD PLENARY: Career ladders and leadership

Panelists include:
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA)
Dr. Judith Rodin, President of the Rockefeller Foundation
Katherine Phillips, Paul Calello Professor of Leadership and Ethics at the Columbia Business School
Debra Lee, CEO of B.E.T.
Gloria Steinem, Activist

5:30 P.M. – 6:30 P.M.: CLOSING 

Speakers include:
Robin Roberts, Anchor, ABC’s Good Morning America

To join the conversation online, follow @WhiteHouse @AmProg @USDOL and @ShriverReport on twitter.

In advance of the event, The White House has released Nine Facts About Americans and Work, which can be downloaded here: Nine+Facts+About+Family+and+WorkFor full details please go to the White House Summit on Working Families website.