FORA.tv Speaker - Ellen Bravo

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Biography

Ellen Bravo is a long-time activist for working women. She began working for 9to5, National Association of Working Women in 1982, when she helped found the Milwaukee chapter, and served until 2004 as its national director. Now Ellen teaches Women's Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, including masters level classes on Family-Friendly Workplaces and on Sexual Harassment, and serves as a consultant to 9to5. She coordinates the Multi-State Working Families Consortium, a network of state coalitions working for family-flexible policies. In addition to Taking on the Big Boys, Ellen co-authored (with Ellen Cassedy) The 9to5 Guide to Combating Sexual Harassment and wrote The Job/Family Challenge: A 9to5 Guide (Not for Women Only. She's also written numerous articles and reports, including Quality Part-Time Options in Wisconsin, funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, and an article in the March 2007 special issue of the American Prospect.

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Working Moms

10.16.07 | 01:45:56 min | 0 comments