Brigid Schulte

Director, Better Life Lab

About Brigid Schulte

Brigid Schulte is an award-winning journalist, public speaker and author of the New York Times bestselling book on time pressure, gender and modern life, Overwhelmed: Work, Love & Play when No One has the Time. She was a staff writer at The Washington Post and The Washington Post Magazine and was part of the team that won the 2008 Pulitzer Prize. She now serves as the director of the Better Life Lab, the work-family justice and gender equity program at New America, a nonpartisan think tank, Her work has appeared in numerous publications, including the New York Times, Atlantic, Harvard Business Review, BBC, Financial Times, Vox, The Guardian, Washington Monthly, New York magazine and others. She hosts the popular Better Life Lab podcast on Slate.

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Mapping the Road to a Better Future of Work and Wellbeing: Why the goal is human flourishing in work and care

Imagine a future of work, care and well-being where all humans could not merely survive, but flourish. And what if, instead of work-family conflict, we supported and truly valued care and enjoyed work-family enrichment, each part of our lives complementing, not competing, with the other? Shutterstock/

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