Beyond Life Hacks, New York, New York

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How can we transform the way the workday is organized? What should “self-care” really look like? What’s the best way to overhaul racial and gender dynamics in American workplaces? The sooner we realize the answers will not come from pithy “life hacks,” the better.

Join Slate and New America’s Better Life Lab for a happy hour conversation to discuss these challenges and celebrate the launch of the Better Life Lab Channel’s new home at Slate. In a lightning round panel, panelists will share one big, bold idea for shattering assumptions about how to live a good life, followed by questions and conversation about what individuals, organizations, and policy makers can do to turn ideas into action.


Brigid Schulte, Director, Better Life Lab, New America
Author, Overwhelmed: Work, Love, and Play When No One Has Time

Andrew Solomon, President, PEN American Center
Author, Far and Away: Reporting from the Brink of Change and Far From the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity

Pronita Gupta, Director, Job Quality, Center for Law and Social Policy
Former Deputy Director, Women’s Bureau, U.S. Department of Labor

Kimberly Seals-Allers
Journalist and Author, The Big Let Down: How Medicine, Big Business and Feminism Undermine Breastfeeding

Katherine Goldstein, Contributing Editor, Better Life Lab at Slate

For more information, and to RSVP, please visit the New America NYC website.

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