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HOW THE MOM PROJECT AIMS TO CONNECT SKILLED MOMS WITH FLEXIBLE EMPLOYERS
"When Allison Robinson gave birth to her first child in 2015, she wasn’t planning to take maternity leave. Or start a business. To her surprise, she did both. “It’s really hard to predict how much life is going to change when you become a parent. It’s the most lifechanging event,” Robinson told HR Dive in a recent interview. “When I was on leave, like so many people, my priorities came into focus.”
It was with this clarity and focus that Robinson had an idea. While on leave, she came across a statistic in the Harvard Business Review that troubled her: Over 40% of highly skilled women will leave the workforce after having children. “I saw what a business opportunity that was,” she said. “If you could help these women, there’s so much value generated that we could participate in.” Learn more
THE 2022 REPORT
"The Mom Project, a leading digital talent and community platform serving more than one million moms and 3,000+ companies, and RISE, its 501(c) 3 upskilling program for women and moms of color, released its annual RISE 2022 Impact Report highlighting that the program has delivered more than $17 million in first-year aggregate total salary increase for its graduates. According to the report, RISE graduates have increased their annual salary on average by $9,564, translating to almost $1.1 million in potential economic earning impact over one’s lifetime. The program also includes mentorship, a tech-enabled community, and networking opportunities for its participants." Learn more
$40 MILLION IN ECONOMIC IMPACT
"The Mom Project, a leading digital talent and community platform serving more than 1.2 million moms and 3,000+ companies, and Beeline, the leading technology solution provider for managing the global extended workforce, today announced they have achieved more than $40 million in economic impact through their partnership. "Reaching more than $40 million in economic benefit for moms through our partnership with Beeline is monumental for The Mom Project. It is a true testament to the power of our mission – to create economic opportunities for moms – and what can be achieved with a leading strategic partner like Beeline,” said Allison Robinson, founder and CEO, The Mom Project. “We look forward to building more ways to provide valuable career opportunities for the more than one million moms on our platform and continuing to change the narrative on the future of work.” Learn more