About The Breeding Ground

Hello! We are a new social network of parents advocating for family supportive workplace policies, laws, and values in the United States. Created by passionate parents for passionate parents, The Breeding Ground provides a unique way of addressing the need–through its community and resources for everyday parents–for gender-neutral paid leave, affordable and quality early childhood education, flexible workplace policies, and equality at home and at work.

Team Skim


Titles: Founder and CEO of The Breeding Ground. Wife. Mom.

Occupations: Social entrepreneur. Attorney.

Speaking Topics/Interests: Family supportive workplace policies, laws, and values. Social enterprise. Start-ups. Female entrepreneurism. Work-life integration.


Titles: Creative Visionary of The Breeding Ground. Husband. Dad x3.

Occupation: Owner and Creative Director of Uplift Studio.

Interests: Making great ideas flourish by helping startups and small businesses realize their dreams.


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Recent as seen/heard on

Rachel hosted a webinar through the Emory Alumni Association in March 2017 called Advocating for Change: Educating Ourselves on Paid Family and Medical Leave.

Soapbox Media covered The Breeding Ground in its Innovation News in January 2017: Family advocacy group The Breeding Ground launches social network.

Rachel was a guest on Work and Life, a radio show hosted by Professor Stew Friedman on Channel 111 on SiriusXM, Business Radio Powered by The Wharton School on November 15, 2016.

At the Social Enterprise Cincy Summit (October) 2016, Rachel pitched The Breeding Ground during Demo Day and served on several panels.

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