In this week’s episode of the Parent Pod Podcast, we are discussing Maternal Mental Health with Christine Michel Carter.
Featured in The New York Times and The Washington Post, Christine Michel Carter is the #1 global voice for working moms. She has been called a “working mom who’s changing the world,” “the mom of mom influencers,” “the exec inspiring millennial moms,” and “the voice of millennial moms.”
Christine is also the associate editor for ModernMom and contributes to ForbesWomen as a senior contributor. Christine clarifies misconceptions about working mom consumers for brands and serves as an amplifier of their personal truths. From delivering consumer insights and brand marketing content to helping HR and diversity teams attract and retain these hardworking professionals, Christine works with advertising agencies, research firms, and companies to ensure they’re at the forefront of the minds of female consumers.
A down-to-Earth speaker and media analyst, Christine has spoken at Create & Cultivate, Mom 2.0, BlogHer, and a number of other conferences. Her insights have been included by other authors in their books. Christine’s own bestselling children’s book Can Mommy Go To Work? was ranked as an “empowering book” and a “life-changing book to guide feminist parenting.” Her book MOM AF is a sister circle in a book, inspired both by Carter’s life and her published articles.
She has interviewed a number of celebrity moms, including Tamera Mowry, Kristin Cavallari, and La La Anthony, and also partnered with brands such as 23andMe, AARP, ALDI, Brahmin, Chicco, Goodwill, Orgain, Hungryroot, OtterBox, Suja Juice and Therapedic as a social media influencer. She has also leveraged her verified digital presence and mom network to bring awareness to the Phenomenal Woman Action Campaign, #YearoftheMother, and Black Maternal Health Week. Christine has also supported Senator Kamala Harris, the Department of Labor, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on maternal and childcare-related issues.
The creator of Mompreneur and Me®, Christine has introduced the first national free mommy and me professional development networking event that has garnered the attention of Adweek and Entrepreneur as well as global brands like McDonald’s and the University of Phoenix.
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