Childcare
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In the United States, women face a professional penalty for having children. As a working mom, Jess Zaino knew there had to be a better way for new parents to work and receive childcare, so she founded Ahmni Co. Her organization is a family solution for corporate America. It is a program for employers to support working parents. Jess was preparing to launch Ahmni Co. when COVID-19 hit, and she quickly shifted gears to help essential healthcare workers with emergency childcare relief. She is a mom that gets things done!! Kimmy and Jess talk about how the pandemic has forced a conversation about the issues working parents face and how to create a system that supports new moms.  Find Jess, the Founder & CEO of Ahmni Co. on her socials @jesszaino Visit https://www.ahmni.co to learn more. Also mentioned in this episode: The event company, Mesh Kids Co. - Find them @meshkidsco References: https://www.cnbc.com/2019/10/16/womens-earnings-drop-after-having-a-childbut-mens-do-not.html https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2020/07/03/big-factor-holding-back-us-economic-recovery-child-care/ Write to Kimmy at motherofallshows.com  [email protected] or through social media @MOASpod, Facebook page Mother of All Shows.     See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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