Ellen Bravo Director, Family Values @ Work

Ellen Bravo directs Family Values @ Work, a network of state coalitions organizing to win paid sick days and paid family leave. The former director of 9to5, National Association of Working Women, Ellen also teaches Women’s Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Her most recent book is Taking on the Big Boys, or Why Feminism is Good for Families, Business and the Nation (Feminist Press, 2007). A leading spokeswoman on working women’s issues, Ellen has been described as “moving, witty and sometimes bawdy.” She lives in Milwaukee with her husband; they raised two sons.

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