The need for parental leave in the US ~ Interview with Dr. Amy Beacon and Sue Campbell


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Dr. Amy Beacom is the founder and CEO of the Center for Parental Leave Leadership, the first consultancy in the US to focus exclusively on parental leave. Drawing on over 25 years in executive leadership development and coaching, Amy consults with Fortune 100 companies, international organizations, working parents, and more to transform the way our companies and our country engage with the parental leave transition.
Sue Campbell is a writer, author, and coach who has worked with the Center for Parental Leave Leadership since its early days, helping to communicate the transformative impact of their core mission. Her writing, often focused on issues important to parents, has been published in many outlets, including Prevention, Good Housekeeping, Scary Mommy, and Mamalode.
In this episode we discuss:

  • The future of parental leave in the US and how you can be a part of that change.
  • How the pandemic has affected working moms.
  • Moving forward after the mass exodus of working moms over the last 18 months.
  • Making changes for yourself and your organization regarding parental leave.

Learn more about the Center for Parental Leave Leadership at
Connect with Dr. Amy and Sue at
Contact congress today to voice your desire for parental leave in the US at

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