It's Working Project



For members of the media looking to learn more the about the intersection between work and home life including: PUMP and PWFA Acts, back-to-work transition for new parents, The Panini Generation, Recruitment, Retention, PPD and related mental health, retention issues including questions of child and adult care as well as shifting variables related to flextime, the economy and emerging challenges – the It’s Working Project can serve as a resource. We can connect you with Julia Beck, our experts or with parents willing to share their stories, insights and trend ID in detail.

Please CONTACT US to learn more about the project or to schedule an interview.



BETHESDA MAGAZINE, Anya by Vivien brings statement wedding gowns to Westfield Montgomery mall

Bloomberg, "Marty Walsh is the Man to End the She-Cession"

EXPERIENCE MAGAZINE, "How to Make a Difference After a School Shooting"

EXPERIENCE MAGAZINE, "What Cheesemongers know about your pregnancy"

EXPERIENCE MAGAZINE, "From a Basement Shop, She Helped make Obama’s White House Bloom"

FOOD AND BEVERAGE MAGAZINE, Women Entrepreneurs: Q and A with Megan Day 

FOOD AND BEVERAGE MAGAZINE, Women Entrepreneurs: Q and A with Founder of Yummy Spoonfuls Agatha Achindu 

FOOD AND BEVERAGE MAGAZINE, Women Entrepreneurs: Q and A with Dr. Sonat Birnecker, President of KOVAL Distillery 

FOOD AND BEVERAGE MAGAZINE, Women Entrepreneurs: Q and A with Anne Kenny, Founder of Caring Ink 


HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW, "Go Beyond the Basics to Support Nursing Parents at Work"

HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEWYou’ve Reached an Inflection Point in Your Career. What Now?

HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW“Navigating Postpartum Depression at Work”

HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW,“A New Mother's Guide to Pumping at Work”

HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW"4 Strengths of Family-Friendly Work Cultures"

HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW, "What Managers Should Know About Postpartum Depression"

HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW“Yes, You Can Start a Business and Have a Baby at the Same Time” 

HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW“What Nursing Parents Need to Know About Pumping During Work Travel”

HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW, "How Some Companies Are Making Child Care Less Stressful for Their Employees"

HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW ,“Complying with Family-Friendly Leave Policies is Not Enough”

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In Style, "More and More Moms Are Renting Hotel Rooms Amid the Pandemic"

In Style, "Nancy Pelosi Has Sparked a New Accessory Craze"

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REFINERY 29, “Why Are Other Moms The Only Ones Teaching Us How To Do This?”

SLATENew Recommendations for Postpartum Care are Long Overdue

SLATE“Meet the Millennial Men Behind Family Friendly Startups”

SLATE, "The Business Case for Better Benefits"

TIME MOTTO ,“How to Build a Support System of Working Parents”

THE WASHINGTON POST, When your Baby is in the diver’s seat

THE WASHINGTON POSTNauseated, exhausted and coming out of your clothes: Managing the First Trimester at Work

The Washington Post, “How Fatherhood Impacts Business

THE WASHINGTON POST“Parenting lessons from Pooh”

THE WASHINGTON POST“The importance of breast-feeding centers”

THE WASHINGTON POST, “Obama urges changing our workplaces as Target employees show us how it’s done”

THE WASHINGTON POST, “How some companies are helping new moms transition back to work, gently”

THE WASHINGTON POST“Beyond Mom: Postpartum depression can impact a partner’s well-being, too”

THE WASHINGTON POST“How to Tell Your Boss You’re Pregnant”

THE WASHINGTON POST“How Repealing the ACA will Hurt Mothers Who Breastfeed”

THE WASHINGTON POST, “What a Pumping Room at Work Should Look Like for Mothers, and Why”


AMERICAN EXPRESS OPEN FORUM“15 Small-Business Trends to Consider for 2016”

CSM “Beyond paid leave: what companies get wrong about new parents”

CSM “Can corporate feminism help all working women?”

CARE.COM“Top 10 Ways Companies Make It Easier to Return to Work After Maternity Leave” 

FAST COMPANY“7 Ways to Make Sure New Parents Don’t Quit”

FAST COMPANY, “How the Astronomical Cost of Childcare is Forcing More Women to Quit Their Jobs”

FAST COMPANY“What Marissa Mayer’s Maternity Leave Decision Means for Working Parents at Yahoo”

FORBES“When Parenthood Means Becoming Your Own Boss”

FORTUNE“The NFL Has a Mom Problem, And It’s Not About Concussions”

HUFFINGTON POST, “Another Way Companies Make it Harder for New Mothers”

INC. “Millennial Moms Can Learn a Thing or Two From Millennial Dads”

INC.“7 Expert Tips on What to Do About Pregnancy on the Job”

LinkedIn. Incorporating Stories into Your Content - Four Practical Examples from Academics / Subject Matter Experts"

MARKETPLACE “The cost of summer child care”

NEW AMERICA’S BETTER LIFE LAB“Stories That Matter: The Portrait Project”

SHRM, "Invisible Disabilities"

THE BROAD SIDE“Marissa Mayer and C-Suite Motherhood Culture”

USA TODAY “Bosses, managers and co-workers can tap into the talent of employees who become moms by creating a supportive work environment.”

THE WASHINGTON POST, “This lawmaker and new mom had a marathon hearing. So she pumped from the dais.

THE WASHINGTON POST“Workplaces must give moms space to pump breast milk. Women share what it’s really like”

THE WASHINGTON POST“Taking your kid to work, Adam LaRoche style”

THE WASHINGTON POST “Tell Your Kid Nobody’s Mother is Normal and Other Advice for Parents from Parents”

THE WASHINGTON POST“Netflix and parental leave: Today a PR move. Hopefully tomorrow, the norm?”

WORKING MOTHER“A Work Life Re-Evolution” 

WORKING MOMS AGAINST GUILT“It’s Working Project: Advocating for Family Friendly Workplaces”