Ellen Galinsky is a Senior Research Advisor to the Society for Human Resource Management and the Chief Science Officer for the Bezos Family Foundation A trailblazer in the work-family and early childhood fields, as well as co-founder and President of the Families and Work Institute, she is a prolific writer with more than 100 books and reports and 300 articles, which include the best-selling Mind in the Making: The Seven Essential Life Skills Every Child Needs. Since 1992, Ms. Galinsky has directed or co-directed the National Study of the Changing Workforce, the most comprehensive ongoing study of the US workforce. Since 1998, she has also directed or co-directed the National Study of Employers, an ongoing nationally representative study that has tracked trends in employment benefits, policies and practices as well as When Work Works, which provides a business award for workplace effectiveness and flexibility. In December 2016, these three programs became a part of the Society for Human Resource Management. Ms. Galinsky has been a presenter at five White House Conferences and was elected a Fellow of the National Academy of Human Resources in 2005. She served as the elected President of the National Association for the Education of Young Children and is the recipient of many awards including the Distinguished Achievement Award from Vassar College, Seven Wonders of the Work Life World from Working Mother magazine and the Friend of Children Award from the Southern Early Childhood Association.