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Sloan Center researchers will be presenting at the Work and Family Researchers Network (WFRN) Inaugural Conference June 14-16 in New York City

The Work and Family Researchers Network (WFRN) is having their inaugural conference, June 14-16 in New York City at the Millennium Broadway hotel. The conference features cutting-edge research and synthetic overviews of various topic areas. The program includes:

  • More than 800 individual presenters delivering nearly 800 presentations in over 125 sessions on just about every work and family topic that you can imagine.
  • Multidisciplinary scholars from sociology, psychology, management, HR, economics, social work, gender studies, law, public health, communications, education and anthropology plus corporate practitioners, public policy makers and journalists/media.
  • A large global presence (30% of attendees) from over 30 countries including Chile, China, Finland, Ghana, Israel, Kenya, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, South Africa, Spain and the United Arab Emirates

Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes will be speaking at the Early Career Scholars Program Workshop and at a session entitled, Intervention Research in the Workplace.

Natasha Sarkisian will be presenting in the session, “Multi-Level Comparative Work-Life Research”

Tina Matz-Costa will also hold a session to provide an overview of opportunities for funded papers using the Center's datasets to the 2011-2012 cohort of the WFRN's Early Career Scholars Program.

Learn more about the conference, click here.