Ellen Galinsky

Ellen Galinsky

Co-Founder of Families and Work Institute

Research interests

I am the Co-Founder of Families and Work Institute, and the Chief Science Officer at the Bezos Family Foundation and Senior Research Advisor, Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). The Families and Work Institute was one of the founders of the field of work and family life  My many books and reports include the Mind in the Making: The Seven Essential Life Skills Every Child Needs, Ask The Children, and the The Six Stages of Parenthood.

At the Bezos Family Foundation, I also serve as Executive Director of Mind in the Making. At SHRM, I serve as research advisor on the National Study of the Changing Workforce, the most comprehensive nationally representative study of the U.S. workforce—updated every five to six years, the National Study of Employers,  updated every two years, and When Work Works, a project on workplace flexibility and effectiveness.