How did we get here?

1pm - 1:15pm ET
Allyson Felix, athlete, mother, and co-founder and president of Saysh, will join our co-founders and co-CEOs, Carly Zakin & Danielle Weisberg for a discussion about maternity protections in professional sports and how people in power can be allies in pushing for change.

Where are we going?

1:15pm - 2pm ET
With input from leaders across industries, we’ll provide tactical advice on how to fight for paid leave at a personal, company-wide, and federal level. Moderated by Carly Zakin &
Danielle Weisberg.

Meet the Panelists

Allyson Felix

Athlete, Mother, and Co-founder and President of Saysh

Allyson Felix is the most decorated Track & Field Olympian in history. At this stage of her career, she has found passions off the track — serving as a member of the Right To Play board to raise awareness for underserved children in developing regions; leading as Co-founder and President of Saysh, a community-centered lifestyle brand for and by women; advising a fitness technology startup; and more.

Jenna Johnson

President of Patagonia, Inc.

Jenna Johnson leads Patagonia, Inc., Patagonia’s apparel and equipment business. Prior to this role, she was head of Patagonia’s technical outdoor category. She has cultivated an intuitive understanding of Patagonia’s global customers through a lifetime of travel, rock climbing, trail sports and 20 years of experience managing several respected outdoor brands.

Joi Chaney

Senior Vice President, Policy and Advocacy at the National Urban League

Joi Chaney currently serves as the Executive Director of the Washington Bureau and Senior Vice President, Policy and Advocacy at the National Urban League (NUL). Prior to joining NUL, Joi was Chief of Staff to Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) before relaunching her consulting firm J.O.I. Strategies, which develops strategies for companies seeking to achieve Justice, Opportunity, and Inclusion for America’s underserved communities.

Allyson Bronner

Head of Family Advocacy, ISG, Morgan Stanley

Allyson Bronner is the Head of Family Advocacy, ISG at Morgan Stanley. In her role she advocates for parents across the firm, focuses on the support for new and expecting families and created a framework for managing transitions around parental leave. Additionally, she spearheaded Morgan Stanley’s new global parental leave policy from initial pitch to implementation.

Moderated by

theSkimm’s co-founders and co-CEOs Carly Zakin & Danielle Weisberg