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Carol Evans
Carol Evans serves as President of Working Mother Media, a division of Bonnier Corporation. Carol’s involvement with Working Mother magazine dates back to 1978, when she played a critical role in its launch and was Advertising Director and then VP Publisher for its first decade. In 1986 she founded the Working Mother 100 Best Companies, which is today the most important workplace benchmark in the country.

In August 2001, Carol acquired Working Mother magazine and the National Association for Female Executives (NAFE), becoming the first mom to own Working Mother. She launched key initiatives including Best Companies for Multicultural Women and Best Companies for Hourly Workers. In 2006, Evans acquired Diversity Best Practices (DBP), the country’s leading diversity and inclusion membership organization. Since the acquisition, DBP has launched the Network and Affinity Leadership Congress (NALC), CEO Roundtables, DBP Benchmarking and Assessment Tool and the Global initiative.

Carol serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the March of Dimes. She speaks nationwide and appears on major talk shows including Today Show and Oprah. Carol’s book, This is How We Do It: The Working Mother’s Manifesto was published by Penguin. Carol has two children and celebrates 27 years with her husband, Bob Coulombe.