Firing up a Workforce Revolution — Allison Robinson of The Mom Project
People Who Inspire (PWI) Next Gen Awards 2020-21| DKODING Media Inc. | Florida, USA: Allison Robinson is a Chicago-based entrepreneur who is revolutionizing the way women and mothers work with companies, all over the world. Robinson is the Founder and CEO of The Mom Project, a company that digitally manages and markets the talent of professionally accomplished women in a way that their real work opportunities align with their personal goals.
A Mother on a Mission — To make lives of other mothers easier and accomplished. Allison Robinson realized the endless hurdles in a mother’s life while accomplishing the professional benchmarks. The Mom Project – an innovative problem-solving venture helps mothers all across America meet the right companies and provide professional opportunities that align with their personal commitments.
People Who Inspire (PWI) Next Gen Awards 2020-21 — Allison Robinson, Woman Entrepreneur of the Year.
- Since starting out in 2016, The Mom Project has raised total funding of $35.6 million.
- Allison Robinson has been honored by Entrepreneur Inc. as one of the 100 Most Powerful Women in Business.
- Last year, Chicago Business Journal featured Robinson among 2020 Women of Influence.
- The Mom Project’s network includes over 300,000 talented professionals and 2,000 partner companies.
- The startup runs numerous initiatives to help mothers get back into the workforce – the RISE scholarship program, RALLY community-driven program, and the UNITY program to help individual job seekers.
- Designation: Founder & CEO, The Mom Project
- Citizenship: American
- Residence: Chicago, United States
- Education: Notre Dame Academy, University of Dayton
- Entrepreneurial Experience: 5 years
- Total Experience: 13 years
- Past Companies: Procter & Gamble, Davis Center for Portfolio Management, Village Realty
Watch: The Story of The Mom Project
To unwind, Allison Robinson reads cooking and travel magazines, and nonfiction to unwind. She is a fan of Dan Ariely’s literature on behavioral economics.
Know your strengths. It’s impossible for any one person to do everything well. I hire people smarter than me and I then try to get out of their way.Entrepreneurial Advice by Allison Robinson