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Jennifer Owens

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Jennifer Owens is Special Advisor for HealthyWomen.org and founder and president of Jennwork, a content agency helping organizations and companies focused on serving women, their families, careers and communities.

Previously, Jennifer launched Spring.St, the place for smart women, and before that served as editorial director of Working Mother Media, reaching millions of women each month. In 2010, she founded the Working Mother Research Institute (WMRI), home to the Working Mother 100 Best Companies, Best Companies for Multicultural Women, Best Law Firms for Women and the National Association of Female Executives Top 50 Companies.

Under her leadership, WMRI published more than a dozen white papers studying the intersection of career and gender, including Breadwinning Moms, How We Flex and Caregivers Crisis.

Jennifer blogs on CNBC, IvyExec and The Huffington Post and has been quoted worldwide, including in The New York Times, CNN, Fox Business News, ABC News and Fast Company. "Women Are Overburdened With Their Families' "Mental Loads" is her most recent essay for New America Foundation's Better Life Lab on Slate. She is a sought-after public speaker and working mom to Gwendolyn and Owen.