Introducing GDPR Hosts: Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner
Written by tessatowne on January 26, 2015
Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner is the Executive Director/CEO and co-founder of MomsRising.org, a national organization with more than a million members advocating for family economic security. She is the host of the activism-minded news/talk show “Breaking Through,” which focuses on issues important to families and children.
Rowe-Finkbeiner has been interviewed by major national as well as local media, including CNN, The Katie Couric Show, MSNBC, Up With Chris Hayes, The Today Show, Good Morning America, Dennis Miller Show, NOW With David Brancaccio, To the Contrary, the Laura Flanders Show, New York Times, Washington Post, Associated Press, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, Seattle Times, San Francisco Chronicle, The Stephanie Miller Show, NPR, BBC, KPFA Radio, KUOW Radio and more.
In 2006, The Motherhood Manifesto, which Rowe-Finkbeiner co-authored with MomsRising co-founder and board President, Joan Blades (co-founder of MoveOn.org), was published. Released on Mother’s Day, the book includes an agenda for change, to make parenting and the workplace compatible and improve the lives of families. In 2007, The Motherhood Manifesto won the Ernesta Drinker Ballard Book Prize. The book is also the basis for a documentary film of the same name, which aired on PBS stations across the country.
In 2005, Rowe-Finkbeiner wrote The F-Word: Feminism in Jeopardy, which was awarded first place by the Independent Book Publishers Association in the category of Women’s Issues in 2005.
Rowe-Finkbeiner has contributed to several books, including The Maternal Is Political: Women Writers at the Intersection of Motherhood and Social Change; The Essential Hip Mama: Writing from the Cutting Edge of Motherhood; Courageous Parents, Confident Kids; and Current Controversies: The Wage Gap.
She is a regular contributor to The Huffington Post and has also been published in many outlets including Politico, USA Today, and the Washington Post. She frequently writes and speaks publicly about public policy, family economic security, motherhood, women’s issues, health, economic inequality and new feminism for blogs and magazines.