CARE.COM FOUNDER, CHAIRWOMAN & CEO, SHEILA LIRIO MARCELO, TO PARTICIPATE IN THE UNITED STATE OF WOMEN SUMMIT CONVENED BY THE WHITE HOUSE
Waltham, MA, June 10, 2016 – Care.com Founder, Chairwoman and CEO, Sheila Lirio Marcelo, will participate in The United State of Women Summit convened by the White House in Washington, DC on Tuesday, June 14, 2016. Ms. Marcelo will speak on the “Valuing Caregiving in the 21st Century” panel which will be part of the Summit’s “Economic Opportunity” track.
“It is thrilling to see the White House celebrate the great progress that’s been made on behalf of women and girls in America, as well as put a spotlight on the significant work that still needs to be done for full gender equality and economic empowerment,” said Ms. Marcelo. “I am honored to participate in the Valuing Caregiving discussion, representing the millions of families and caregivers who contribute to the economic growth of our country every day.”
The Valuing Caregiving in the 21st Century seminar will be moderated by Cecelia Munoz, Assistant to the President & Director of the Domestic Policy Council, and in addition to Ms. Marcelo, will include: Ai-Jen Poo, Director, National Domestic Workers Alliance and Co-Director, Caring Across Generations; Anne-Marie Slaughter, President and CEO, New America; Henriette Kolb, Head of the Gender Secretariat, IFC; Steve Schwab, Executive Director, Elizabeth Dole Foundation; Kathleen Causey, Elizabeth Dole Foundation; Kim Thomas, SEIU; and Kweilin Ellingrud, McKinsey.
Since launching in 2007, Care.com (NYSE: CRCM) has been committed to solving the complex care challenges that impact families, caregivers, employers, and care service companies. Today, Care.com is the world’s largest online destination for finding and managing family care, with 11.0 million families and 8.6 million caregivers* across 16 countries, including the U.S., UK, Canada and parts of Western Europe, and approximately 800,000 employees of corporate clients having access to our services. Spanning child care to senior care, pet care, housekeeping and more, Care.com provides a sweeping array of services for families and caregivers to find, manage and pay for care or find employment. These include: a comprehensive suite of safety tools and resources members may use to help make more informed hiring decisions - such as third-party background check services, monitored messaging, and tips on hiring best practices; easy ways for caregivers to be paid online or via mobile app; and household payroll and tax services provided by Care.com HomePay. Care.com builds employers customized benefits packages covering child care, back up care and senior care consulting services through its Care@Work business, and serves care businesses with marketing and recruiting support. To connect families further, Care.com acquired community platforms Big Tent and Kinsights in 2013 and 2015, respectively. Headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts, Care.com has offices in Berlin, Austin, New York City and the San Francisco Bay area.
*As of March 2016
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