We are pleased to announce that recordings of the Work and Family Researchers Network January 8th Virtual Conference Series live event sessions are now available on the WFRN website, click here for access or follow the recording links below.

6.1.  Author Meets Readers: Parents Who Lead: The Leadership Approach You Need to Parent with Purpose, Fuel Your Career, and Create a Richer Life, Authors Stewart D. Friedman and Alyssa F. Westring, Harvard Business Review Press, 2020 — Alyssa Westring (organizer), DePaul University; Stewart Friedman (organizer), University of Pennsylvania – Wharton Business School; Ellen Ernst Kossek, Purdue University (2013-2014 WFRN President); Scott Joseph Behson, Fairleigh Dickinson University. RECORDING

6.2. Workshop: Work Life Integration and Disability:  Research Gains and Supportive Initiatives  — Eileen M. Brennan, Portland State University; Claudia Sellmaier, University of Washington; Lisa Maureen Stewart, California State University, Monterey Bay; Alison Earle, University of California, Los Angeles; Janet Fast, University of Alberta; Almuth McDowell, Birkbeck University of London; Tina Skinner, University of Bath; Ellen Galinsky, Families and Work Institute. WORKSHOP SLIDES ; RECORDING

 6.3. Multi-paper session: The Ramifications of Employer Work/Life Policies and Practices —  Giovanna Rossi, Collective Action Strategies; Julianna Silva (presenter); Eunmi Mun, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; Shawna Vican, University of Delaware; Erin L. Kelly, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Katie B. Garner, IAMAS; Mareike Reimann, Bielefeld University; Charlotte Marx, Bielefeld University; Martin Diewald, Bielefeld University; Jeanine Andreassi, Sacred Heart University; Angela Grotto, Manhattan College; Leanna Lawter, Wheaton College; Tuvana Rua, Quinnipiac University; Cynthia Thompson,  CUNY – Baruch College. RECORDING

6.4.  Symposium: Work-Family Issues Among Refugees and Immigrants: A Social Justice Perspective — Kamala Ramadoss (organizer), Syracuse University; Kai Sun, New York University, Shangai; Rui Tian, Syracuse University; Rashmi Gangamma, Syracuse University; Laura Minkoff-Zern, Syracuse University; Bhavneet Walia, Syracuse University; Shaelise Tor, Syracuse University; Haste-Jackson, Syracuse University. RECORDING

6.5.  Author Meets Readers:  Opting Back In: What Really Happens when Mothers Go Back to Work, authors Pamela Stone and Meg Lovejoy, University of California Press, 2019. — Erin L. Kelly (organizer), Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Katherine Weisshaar, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill; Kathleen McGinn, Harvard University – Business School; Anja-Kristin Abendroth, Bielefeld University. RECORDING

6.7.   Symposium: Work Scheduling Conditions, Fair Workweek Policies and Their Effects on Workers’ and Families’ Well-Being — Lonnie Golden (organizer), Pennsylvania State University; Kristen Harknett, University of California San Francisco; Daniel Schneider, University of California Berkeley; Véronique Irwin, University of California, Berkeley; Anna Haley, Rutgers University;  Susan Lambert (WFRN President), University of Chicago; Elizabeth Ananat,  Barnard College; Anna Gassman-Pines, Duke University; Ellen Kaye Scott, University of Oregon; Liz Vladeck, Senior Labor Policy Adviser, NYC Mayor’s Office of Policy & Planning. RECORDING

 6.8. Multi-paper session: Paternal Leave: Gender, Caring, and Working  Karen Z. Kramer, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign; Teresa Cardador, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; Eunmi Mun, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; Sunjin Pak, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; Sanghoon Lee, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; Hanjin Bae, Seoul National University; Haley Swenson, Better Life Lab, New America; Brigid Schulte,  New America; Amanda Lenhart, New America; Maike Philipsen, Virginia Commonwealth University; Mary Hermann, Virginia Commonwealth University; Ariane Ophir, University of Wisconsin, Madison. RECORDING

6.9. Symposium: Mental Load, What Is It, How Do We Measure It, and What Are Its Outcomes? (part 2)  Heejung Chung (organizer), University of Kent; Anke C Plagnol (organizer), City, University of London; Shireen Kanji (organizer), Brunel University London; Joanna Pepin — University of Texas, Austin; Krista M. Brumley, Wayne State University; Megan St. George, Wayne State University; Anna Kurowska, University of Warsaw; Allison Daminger, Harvard University. RECORDING

6.10 Workshop: The Role of Parental Leave in Achieving Gender Equity — Brad Harrington (organizer), Boston College; Andrea Doucet, Brock University; Karen Kramer, University of Illinois; Tina Lawler-McHugh, Boston College; Richard Petts, Ball State University; Sarah Thebaud, University of California. RECORDING