Ellen Bravo

Co-Director, Family Values @ Work Consortium

Ellen Bravo directs Family Values @ Work, a network of coalitions in 27 states working for policies such as paid sick days and family and medical leave insurance. Before helping start FV@W, Ellen was the director of 9to5. She has written several non-fiction books, including Taking on the Big Boys, or Why Feminism is Good for Families, Business and the Nation. Ellen served on the bi-partisan Commission on Leave appointed by Congress to study the impact of the Family and Medical Leave Act. A leading spokeswoman on working women’s issues, Ellen is frequently interviewed by print and electronic media. Among her commendations are a Ford Foundation Visionary award and the Families and Work Institute Work-Life Legacy Award. Ellen lives in Milwaukee with her husband; they have two adult sons. Her novel on date rape and politics, Again and Again, was published by She Writes Press.

Twitter – @FmlyValuesWork | @Ellen_Bravo

Personal Site – ellenbravo.com

Past Appearances

Work and Life: October 4, 2016

Host Stew Friedman is joined by Emma Seppala (Science Director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education, Stanford University) and Ellen Bravo (Co-Director, Family Values @ Work Consortium) on the Tuesday, October 4, 2016 edition of Work and Life.Read More

Air Date: Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Work and Life: April 12, 2016

Host Stew Friedman is joined by Emma Seppälä (Science Director, Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education, Stanford University) and Ellen Bravo (Co-Director, Family Values @ Work Consortium) on the Tuesday, April 12, 2016 edition of Work and Life.Read More

Air Date: Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Work and Life: October 13, 2015

Host Stew Friedman is joined by Ellen Bravo (Co-Director, Family Values @ Work Consortium) and Jane Waldfogel (Professor of Social Work, Columbia University) on the Tuesday, October 13, 2015 edition of Work and Life.Read More

Air Date: Tuesday, October 13, 2015

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Ellen Bravo directs Family Values @ Work, a network of coalitions in 27 states working for policies such as paid sick days and family and medical leave insurance. Before helping start FV@W, Ellen was the director of 9to5. She has written several non-fiction books, including Taking on the Big Boys,Read More

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