Community Event - How to Craft Your Personal Annual Plan: A Celebration of Work and Family Month - Professional BusinessWomen of California

Community Event – How to Craft Your Personal Annual Plan: A Celebration of Work and Family Month

October 5, 2021 - 12:00 PM Pacific Time

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at 12:00pm Pacific Time


Grab your teammates and join us to celebrate Work and Family Month. You’ve made it this far caring for kids, adult loved ones (or both) during the pandemic. Whew! Now take an hour to invest in your potential to thrive in the year ahead.


Learn how to craft a “personal annual plan” for 2022 that frames your professional goals in the context of a tactical plan for your caregiving
responsibilities. Broaden the set of resources you can rely on at work and home. Frame new conversations at work and home that can make your plan work. And celebrate that “Work and Family Month” lifts up all employees caring for all types of loved ones!


HEATHER AINSWORTH is an adviser to AARP and CEO of Workable Concept, a consultancy that advises employers on affordable ways to support all employees with caregiving responsibilities. She has been on the frontlines of building caregiver-friendly workplaces for over 20 years.


Heather created the Client Services team for the nation’s largest child care operator, designing benefit solutions for Fortune 1000 employers. She then managed AuPairCare to become one of the largest au pair agencies in the U.S. To pursue her passion for the intersection of caregiving and gender equity in the workplace, she served as Chief Operating Officer of The Representation Project. During her tenure, the organization worked with a wide range of employers including Harry’s, Unilever, StubHub, Spotify, AT&T and Ellevate Network. Heather has advised a wide variety of clients, including AARP, Cambridge Education Group, and Bay Area Discovery Museum. She also serves as Advisor for Kinside, a child care benefits company, and on the Advisory Body of Build Up!, an initiative of the Silicon Valley Community Foundation and San Mateo County to increase the supply of affordable, quality childcare in Silicon Valley.


She holds an AB from Duke University, an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business, and has trained as a caregiver coach with the Gottman Institute.