Boston College Center for Work & Family
Boston College Center for Work & Family senior staff are available to speak with the media and present at conferences and corporate events on a variety of topics. Please contact Jennifer Sabatini Fraone, Associate Director of Marketing and Communications with media or speaking requests.
Dr. Brad Harrington is Executive Director of the Boston College Center for Work & Family and Research Professor, Carroll School of Management. Prof. Harrington has more than 30 years’ experience educating, consulting and leading individuals and employers in implementing change. He is author of Career Management and Work-Life Integration and lead author of the study The New Dad: Caring, Committed and Conflicted. Brad holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Stonehill College, a Master's degree in Psychology from Boston College, and a Doctorate in Human Resource Development and Organization Development from Boston University.
Brad's areas of interest include the shifting roles of men and fathers, career management, work-life integration, culture change and organizational change. He is a frequent keynote speaker at national and international events. In addition to a regular Huffington Post column, Brad's work has been featured in Time, the New York Times, the Washington Post and many others. He has appeared on The Today Show, CNN, NECN, Fox 25 News, MPR, WBUR and more.
Jennifer Sabatini Fraone is Assistant Director at the Boston College Center for Work & Family. Jennifer directs the New England Work & Family Association (NEWFA), manages all Center marketing and develops and delivers training programs on workplace flexibility and other work-life topics. Jennifer received her BS in Clinical Psychology from Tufts University and her Master of Social Work and Master of Business Administration from Boston College.
Jennifer enjoys speaking and writing about workplace flexibility, work-life balance, and working parents and has spoken at national conferences and corporate events. She is the founder of and regular contributor to the Fox 25 Boston Work-Life Wednesday monthly news segment. See her quoted in HR Executive, Boston.com, US News and on NPR Marketplace.
Debra Baldwin is the Director of Corporate Partnerships at the Boston College Center for Work and Family. In this role, she manages all aspects of member relations for the National and Global Roundtables. Debra brings over 20 years of experience in the work-life field, having served in various client relations and business development roles for WFD, ChildrenFirst, and Bright Horizons Family Solutions. She earned two Master’s degrees in Business Administration and Social Work from Boston College, as well as a Certificate in Gerontology. Debra has broad knowledge of work-life issues with particular expertise in dependent care programs, and policies.