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Daisy Dowling

Author “Workparent: The Complete Guide to Succeeding on the Job, Staying True to Yourself, and Raising Happy Kids”

Daisy Dowling is the Founder and CEO of Workparent, a leading provider of advice and solutions to working parents and to the organizations that employ them.  She is also the author Workparent: The Complete Guide to Succeeding on the Job, Staying True to Yourself, and Raising Happy Kids (Harvard Business Review Press, 2021).

Workparent’s clients include leading and diverse organizations such as KKR, Morgan Stanley, Dow Jones, Paul Weiss, and the United States Air Force, and Daisy has advised, taught and coached clients in the United States, Europe, Latin America, and Asia. 

Before founding Workparent in 2016, Daisy served as Managing Director and Head of Talent Development for Blackstone, the $325 BN asset management firm; Principal of Kiddy & Partners, a global leadership development advisor; and Vice President of the Pine Street senior leadership development team at Goldman Sachs, amongst other roles. 

To date, she is the author of 16 articles in Harvard Business Review magazine, and serves as Series Editor for HBR’s Working Parents collection of books. In addition, she has written on leadership and work/life topics in the New York Times, Washington Post, and Journal of Applied Corporate Finance.  Additionally, she and her work have been featured in the Financial Times, the Sunday Times (UK), the Wall Street Journal online, and on Forbes.com.  She earned her B.A. from Brown University and M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. 

A proud working parent herself, Daisy lives in New York City with her (working-dad) husband and two young children.