Amy Henderson is the CEO and co-founder of Tend Lab, a venture working to unlock the power and potential of parenthood in the workplace. Grounded in research from a variety of disciplines—including neuroscience, game theory, management studies, evolutionary biology, and more—Tend Lab helps companies like Plum Organics, Accenture's MOMs Group, and Nationbuilder create environments where their parents can not only survive, but thrive. Tend Lab was founded on the belief that the companies who succeed in the 21st century will be the ones who encourage and foster the development of skills acquired in parenting....

Ingrid Carney is the founder and CEO of Ingrid & Isabel. The maternity fashion line was born when Ingrid, newly pregnant with her first daughter Isabel, could no longer button her pre-pregnancy bottoms. To solve the problem, she created the first prototype of the Bellaband and spent three years perfecting the design before it hit shelves in 2003. Once the brand became a bonafide hit, Ingrid listened to her customer base and gave them a full-blown maternity label, Ingrid & Isabel. This summer, the mother of two launched Isabel Maternity by Ingrid & Isabel, a line of 120 pieces, exclusive to Target....

Hilary Dessouky believes that lawyers can and must drive the success of businesses working to create positive change for people and the planet. As General Counsel for Patagonia (which she joined in 2012), she has helped shape the company's approach to corporate governance through its benefit corporation status, which is based on a commitment to prioritizing social and environmental considerations over financial return. One way Patagonia does this is by operating on-site, high quality, company-run child care for its employees through outdoor-oriented child development centers. Hilary currently lives in Santa Barbara with her husband and two daughters, who have had the good fortune to grow up coming to work with their mom each day....

Anna Wallack is the founder and creative director of Misha and Puff. In 2012, while on maternity leave from a career as a stylist, Wallack was inspired to start a children’s knitwear line. She made the first samples by hand and shopped then door to door. By 2013, to meet growing demand, she moved production to a group of 10 women at a knitting center on the outskirts of Lima, Peru, which also hosted an after-school enrichment program, providing hot meals for kids. Fast forward to today, the mother of two employs over 800 knitters to serve over 80 boutiques globally, plus her e-shop....

Michelle Kennedy is the CEO and co-founder of Peanut, an app that connects like-minded moms. She started her career as a lawyer at leading international law firm Mishcon de Reya, and later joined the dating app Badoo, where she eventually rose to the role of Deputy CEO and helped to launch Bumble. Having worked in the dating apps industry for five years, Michelle has unprecedented experience and understanding of the safety and growth elements of building a social product. She currently resides in London with her husband and 3-year-old son, Findlay....

Temi Adamolekun founded Pembroke PR in 2013, after three years as Director of Communications for the Ne Timeas Restaurant Group (owners of Flour + Water, Central Kitchen, Salumeria, and Trick Dog). Pembroke specializes in the luxury lifestyle sector, working with a range of clients in interior design, jewelry, caviar, champagne, and more. She also serves as Co-Director of Media for TEDxPresidio, Advisor for SF Made, SF Host/Mentor for the Global Graduates program, and Co-Founder of Radiant Workspaces, the first co-working space for women in San Francisco, which aims to manifest a space for women to connect, collaborate, and create. She lives in the city with her husband and 4-year-old son, Rayo....

Angela Tafoya is a design and lifestyle editor living in San Francisco. She currently oversees Lonny, spearheading and building its West Coast team and launch. Prior to her post at Lonny, she was the West Coast Lifestyle Editor and San Francisco Editor at Refinery29, where she covered home, travel, weddings, and local content for the site for four years. She has been highlighted as an expert and design authority by the San Francisco Chronicle, West Elm, Anthology, Need Supply, Mother, and others. She currently resides in S.F. with her husband and two-year-old daughter, Tallie....

Erica Chidi Cohen is the co-founder and CEO of LOOM. With a focus on the complete reproductive cycle, pregnancy, and parenting, LOOM provides evidence-based education, modern services, and inclusive community to all. Prior to LOOM, Erica guided hundreds in her work as a birth and postpartum doula, lactation counselor, and chef. Beginning her work in San Francisco, Erica volunteered within the prison system to work with pregnant inmates and eventually went on to build a successful doula practice in both S.F. and Los Angeles. Erica is also the author of Nurture: A Modern Guide to Pregnancy, Birth, Early Motherhood, and Trusting Yourself and Your Body, which will be released by Chronicle Books this October....

Lindsay Dahl is Vice President of Community Affairs at Beautycounter. The Santa Monica-based brand is driving a national movement for improved transparency and accountability in the beauty industry, including advocacy to update federal regulations that have stood largely unchanged since 1938. The company’s mission is “to get safer products into the hands of everyone,” and currently distributes over 130 products across skin care, color cosmetics, advanced anti-aging, kids, baby, and personal care categories. A nationally recognized campaigner, Lindsay is responsible for bringing the company’s social mission to the halls of Congress and state legislatures as well as advancing policy goals that strategically contribute to business growth and marketplace leadership....

Jacqui Saldana is the founder of the Baby Boy Bakery blog and Baby Boy Bakery Kids product line. Jacqui started her site seven years ago in an effort to make friends, and she made the decision to continue her blog after her 3-year-old son Ryan suddenly passed away in 2014. Baby Boy Bakery is a place where Jacqui chronicles her life after loss, and it's become a resource for families inspired to live in the moment and be intentional about how they spend (and record) their time. Jacqui currently lives in Southern California with her husband and toddler, Mila....