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With Sarah Lacy (Founder, Pando), Miko Branch (Founder, Miss Jessie's), Anthonia Akitunde (Editor-in-Chief, Mater Mea).
Monday, November 13, 2017 at 06:00 PM    Cost: Absolutely Free
LMHQ, 150 Broadway, 20th Fl


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<P><STRONG>Motherload: Being A Working Parent Is Serious Business<BR></STRONG>Part of the Women in Business Author Series in partnership with HarperCollins</P>
<P><SPAN>Harper Business is back at LMHQ with another author event!</SPAN></P>
<P><SPAN>Hear from <STRONG>Sarah Lacy,</STRONG> author of </SPAN><EM>A Uterus Is a Feature, Not a Bug: The Working Woman's Guide to Overthrowing the Patriarchy</EM><SPAN> & founder of <STRONG>Pando</STRONG>, & <STRONG>Miko Branch</STRONG>, author of </SPAN><EM>Miss Jessie's: Creating a Successful Business from Scratch Naturally</EM><SPAN> & CEO & cofounder of award-winning haircare brand <STRONG>Miss Jessie's,</STRONG> in conversation with <STRONG>Anthonia Akitunde,</STRONG> founder & Editor-in-Chief of <STRONG>Mater Mea</STRONG>,to uncover lessons learned on the frontlines of parenthood, & how these insights increased their success at work & in business.</SPAN></P>
<P><EM>A Uterus Is a Feature, Not a Bug</EM><SPAN> is being described as the rally cry of working mothers everywhere. Sarah Lacy will discuss her strategies for capitalizing on maternal strength to combat micro-indignities, macro-aggressions, & everything in between. Similarly, </SPAN><EM>Miss Jessie's </EM><SPAN>is a memoir & business guide full of both inspirational life lessons & business advice for the burgeoning entrepreneur. Miko Branch will share her story of how she thrived as a single mother all while founding a multi-million dollar company that has revolutionized the hair care industry.</SPAN><SPAN><BR CLASS="kix-line-break"></SPAN></P>
<P><SPAN>Join us to learn that working mothers & parents arent a liability. The abilities they develop at homecreativity, productivity, empathy, & problem solvingonly enhance their value at work, whether its as an employee, a founder, or a CEO.</SPAN></P>
<P><SPAN>Both titles will be available for purchase at the event, & the authors will be signing books following the discussion!</SPAN></P>
<P><SPAN>Doors open at 6:00 PM, with the author talk getting underway at 6:30 PM. Drinks & light refreshments will be served. Cant wait to see you there!</SPAN></P>
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<P><STRONG>Sarah Lacy<BR><EM>A Uterus Is a Feature, Not a Bug: The Working Woman's Guide to Overthrowing the Patriarchy</EM><SPAN></SPAN><BR></STRONG></P>
<P><SPAN>Sarah Lacy is the author of </SPAN><SPAN>A Uterus Is a Feature, Not a Bug: The Working Woman's Guide to Overthrowing the Patriarchy</SPAN><SPAN> & the founder & CEO of, a no-holds-barred investigative journalism site covering the tech industry. A business journalist for nearly twenty years, Lacy previously wrote for BusinessWeek & TechCrunch, & cohosted Tech Ticker for Yahoo Finance. Shes the author of Once Youre Lucky, Twice Youre Good: The Rebirth of Silicon Valley & the Rise of Web 2.0 & Brilliant, Crazy, Cocky: How the Top 1% of Entrepreneurs Profit from Global Chaos. Shes a frequentand outspokenguest on national television & radio. To learn more, listen to her popular weekly podcast & follow her on Twitter @sarahcuda.</SPAN></P>
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<P><STRONG>Miko Branch<BR></STRONG><STRONG><EM>Miss Jessie's: Creating a Successful Business from Scratch Naturally</EM></STRONG></P>
<P><SPAN>Miko Branch is the author of </SPAN><SPAN>Miss Jessie's: Creating a Successful Business from Scratch Naturally</SPAN><SPAN> & co-founder & CEO of Miss Jessies, the company behind the premium</SPAN><SPAN><BR CLASS="kix-line-break"></SPAN><SPAN>hair care product line, Miss Jessies, that caters to the diverse spectrum of all curly & textured</SPAN><SPAN><BR CLASS="kix-line-break"></SPAN><SPAN>hair types. Miko founded the company with her sister, Titi, & they named it after their beloved</SPAN><SPAN><BR CLASS="kix-line-break"></SPAN><SPAN>and fiercely independent do-it- for-yourself, & tell-it- like-it- is paternal grandmother Jessie Mae Branch. Miss Jessies has received countless awards & recognition from Allure, Redbook, Essence, Latina, Teen Vogue & Elle magazines & is a favorite amongst celebrities like Oscar Award Winners, Lupita Nyongo & Viola Davis, Tony Award Winner of The Color Purple, Cynthia Erivo, & teen star of Blackish, Yara Shahidi.</SPAN></P>
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<P><STRONG>Anthonia Akitunde </STRONG></P>
<P><SPAN><SPAN><SPAN>Anthonia Akitunde is the founder & editor in chief of mater mea, a platform that celebrates Black women at the intersection of career & family. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, The Root, Fortune, Fast Company, among others. Follow her on Twitter & Instagram<SPAN><SPAN>@matermea.</SPAN></SPAN></SPAN><SPAN><BR CLASS="kix-line-break"></SPAN></SPAN><BR></SPAN></P>
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