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TaskRabbit Signs On As Launch Partner For LeanIn.org

TaskRabbit is thrilled to announce today that it has signed on as a launch partner for LeanIn.org. Catalyzed by the book, Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead, by Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, Lean In’s mission is to create a global community dedicated to supporting women “leaning in” to their ambitions. With an all-female C-Suite and incredible women at every level of the organization, TaskRabbit is a natural partner for this incredible new movement. [pullthis]“TaskRabbit is leaning in because we’ve seen first-hand what happens when women lead,” said TaskRabbit founder and CEO Leah Busque. “Talented, dedicated men and women at all levels and in all departments have built this company and helped shape a movement in the technology world, and I look forward to further championing this ideology as a Lean In partner.”[/pullthis][pullshow] As a Lean In launch partner, TaskRabbit joins an impressive array of companies and organizations including Linkedin, Google, Virgin America, American Express, and Teach for America. LeanIn.org consists of three integrated programs. First, the Lean In Community, an online group …

Carpe Diem: Seizing Graduation Day

Is someone special in your life finally walking the stage? Maybe it’s the end of high school, maybe it’s the milestone of finishing college, or maybe it’s your littlest one’s preschool graduation. It doesn’t matter who’s about to get the diploma — what matters is how you choose to celebrate. You won’t be surprised to know that we think TaskRabbit is one of the best tools to help plan the perfect graduation day. Here are some of our favorite ways to use TaskRabbits to celebrate: Party Down You go to the graduation ceremony, TaskRabbits handle the party. You can post Tasks for cake pick-up, party decorations, and even for someone friendly to man the grill. Gift Shopping + Delivery TaskRabbits can deliver flowers, champagne, or other gifts to the grad in your life — even if they live in a different city. An awesome solution for that little sister who finally finished her BFA in New York. Plan a Trip There’s nothing like the tradition of taking a life-changing trip after graduation from high school …