Supporting people to thrive at work and home
We collaborate with employers to create socially responsible workplaces that care for their people.
Purpose-LED | Social impact
Workplaces are changing.
People want to work for employers that care about their work-life wellbeing.
We’re a leading social impact advisory, advocacy and learning provider advancing workplace inclusion, gender equality and wellbeing outcomes for business and families. We do this through best practice HR/DEI policies and learning services designed to deliver impact at scale.
Our employee experience work life wellbeing platform and leadership programs are designed to care for the changing work-life wellbeing needs of your workforce at every life stage.
We’ve been change-
With decades of experience, our team supports the widespread development and implementation of family-inclusive policies and practices.
We advise, educate and certify workplaces building inclusive leadership capability and social policies and practices that support employees and their families.
Your partner in shaping the future of work-life inclusion because change doesn’t happen alone
We’re trusted by over 190+ organisations to care for the lives of over 800,000 families.
Employers choose to work with us because we are a purpose-led, social-impact organisation delivering real change.
Our advisory, learning and care services are extensive, customisable and deliver measurable impact allowing organisations to report on E’S’G, Gender Equality and Wellbeing progress.
Founder and CEO
Parents At Work Founder and CEO Emma Walsh is recognised globally as a pioneer in the development and implementation of family-inclusive workplace policy.
For over two decades, Emma has been a clear voice on the social, economic and business benefits of family-inclusive workplaces, advocating for the widespread implementation of parental leave and flexible workplace policies and practices to improve gender equality, child development and work-life wellbeing outcomes.
Emma herself is a mum of three – twin boys and a daughter. She lives in Sydney, Australia and is an author, international speaker, advocate and campaigner for improving parental leave rights for families.
Our Family Friendly Advisory Group
Our Advisory Group includes a high-profile team of industry influencers dedicated to making Australia one of the best places to work for families. Made up of global thought leaders, subject matter experts and advocates, they cover major private sectors of the economy and include representatives from business, community and not-for-profit organisations.
Read more about the Advisory Group here.
Hear from Family Friendly Leaders and Ambassadors