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The Redesigning and Redefining Work Summit (RRW) is an INVITATION ONLY summit at Stanford University to present new and innovative research and generate dialog among diverse perspectives to create a new platform for the design and definition of work for the twenty-first century.  The RRW Summit will bring together one hundred and fifty top academic researchers, corporate leaders, policy makers, and media representatives to set a research-based agenda for redesigning work.
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Thursday, November 7 • 7:15pm - 7:30pm
Remarks from the White House

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Making America Work for Working Families
The financial security of hardworking American families is the foundation of a strong and growing economy. That’s why next spring President Obama will convene a White House Summit on Working Families, in partnership with the Center for American Progress and U.S. Department of Labor. The summit builds on the President’s plan to ensure a better bargain for hardworking Americans by elevating the ongoing national conversation about making today’s workplace work for everyone – from working parents struggling to balance the demands of their jobs with the needs of their families, to businesses seeking to attract and retain skilled workers and improve their bottom lines.

Keynote Speakers
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Avra Siegel

Deputy Director, The White House Council on Women and Girls
Ms. Siegel was previously at the National Economic Council at the White House, where she led the women and family economic security portfolio. Prior to joining the Administration she worked as an advance person on the 2008 Presidential Campaign. Throughout the course of her personal and professional life Ms. Siegel has been a tireless advocate for women and girls, from laying the foundation for a Women’s Commission in Allegheny County, PA... Read More →

Introductory Remarks
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Beth Garfield

Founding Partner, Holguin, Garfield, Martinez & Quinonez
Beth received a B.A. from Stanford in ‘74and law degree from the University of Michigan in ‘77. While at Stanford, she was president of the Associated Students of Stanford and helped to found the Center for Research on Women, now the Clayman Institute for Gender Research. She is a founding partner of Holguin, Garfield, Martinez & Quiñonez, a law firm in Los Angeles specializing in the representation of unions. During her... Read More →

Thursday November 7, 2013 7:15pm - 7:30pm
McCaw Hall, Stanford Alumni Center 326 Galvez Street, Stanford