Google and Mindr: Breaking Breadwinning
Dec 10, 2019 @ 5:00 pm– 7:00 pm
Google Building 8510
Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
Join a conversation at Google bout traditional notions of breadwinning and caregiving, their impact on women and parents in the modern workplace, and a blueprint for positive change.
Over light bites provided Breads Bakery, we’ll hear from a panel of experts featuring Bethanie Baynes, (Founder of Breadwinning Women of Google and Director of Global Partnerships, Google(, Irene Chen Jun (Product Marketing Lead – Video, Brand and Stories, Facebook), Francesca Donner (Director, Gender Initiative, New York Times) and Dr. Lina Perl (Clinical psychologist with a research specialization in women breadwinners).
Discuss how traditional ideas about breadwinning and caregiving impact the gender pay gap and family dynamics, how male and female leaders across industries have broken through stereotypes, and how all of us can successfully pursue dual ambitions at work and at home.
Men and women alike encourages to join the conversation, and welcome babies and children of all ages. Registration is essential (children need not register).
The Roller Rink
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show
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VIP tickets ($110) include a swag bag, an Eric Carle plush, and a character meet and greet after the performance.
Lap seats are available at the door for children under one…More info
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* Enjoy diverse horticulture, welcoming seating lawns, winding paths leading to spectacular views, and a variety of spaces for performing arts, relaxation and play. Make music on a variety of percussion installations and play with a spinning optical illusion.
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Chelsea Waterside Playground
The newly designed play area features a giant, multi-colored, one-of-a-kind, Robinia wood pipefish plus water features incorporating limestone cattle head sculptures reclaimed from historic meatpacking district business New York Butchers’ Dressed Meat Company.
Near the new must-see Little Island and Pier 62 Carousel.More info