AI and the Future of Work

Deborah Hanus, Sparrow CEO, discusses what it means to be mission-driven and fundraising as a solo founder

July 19, 2020 Dan Turchin Season 1 Episode 29
AI and the Future of Work
Deborah Hanus, Sparrow CEO, discusses what it means to be mission-driven and fundraising as a solo founder
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AI and the Future of Work
Deborah Hanus, Sparrow CEO, discusses what it means to be mission-driven and fundraising as a solo founder
Jul 19, 2020 Season 1 Episode 29
Dan Turchin

Deborah Hanus, Sparrow founder and CEO, joins Dan Turchin to discuss how improving the complicated maternity, paternity, and medical leave process makes life better for employees. Deborah shares her vision for the company, why the problem exists, and what it was like raising two rounds of funding as a solo founder.

Listen and learn:

  • What inspired Deborah to start Sparrow
  • Why leave policies are so complicated and how COVID-19 has made the situation worse
  • How leave policies create gender bias and how Deborah recommends companies fix the problem
  • Why leave is tightly connected to job satisfaction and quality of life
  • The world Deborah hopes exists when Sparrow is wildly successful
Show Notes

Deborah Hanus, Sparrow founder and CEO, joins Dan Turchin to discuss how improving the complicated maternity, paternity, and medical leave process makes life better for employees. Deborah shares her vision for the company, why the problem exists, and what it was like raising two rounds of funding as a solo founder.

Listen and learn:

  • What inspired Deborah to start Sparrow
  • Why leave policies are so complicated and how COVID-19 has made the situation worse
  • How leave policies create gender bias and how Deborah recommends companies fix the problem
  • Why leave is tightly connected to job satisfaction and quality of life
  • The world Deborah hopes exists when Sparrow is wildly successful