Who We Are

Our Team

We developed a passion for child care while working with members of the UFT Providers (a union of family child care providers in New York City). We believe that child care providers deserve fair compensation for their vital work. We also believe that families need better access to affordable, quality child care. Our team, with experience in in startup social enterprises, small business operations, and policy advocacy, is passionate about building a better child care economy.

Chelsea is the former Public Policy Director at BeneStream where she designed software and operational processes to enroll low-income families in public benefits. She previously worked in education administration, and as a political organizer. Chelsea has an MBA from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business.

Hannah is the former Operations Manager for an early stage B2B/B2C bakery in Lakeview. She worked with the bakery’s founder on retail strategy, business and development, and oversaw daily operations. She has an MBA from  Booth and an MPPA from Northwestern University.

Rebecca Karasik
UX Consultant

Rebecca is a digital product manager with expertise in agile project management, lean U/X and human-centered design. Currently, Rebecca is a U/X designer for ThoughtWorks, a technology consulting firm. Previously, Rebecca worked as Product Director at BeneStream and Product Manager at Planned Parenthood.


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