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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 …

In Recognition of Teacher Appreciation Week, the Top 20 Tasks for Teachers

“A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.” – Henry Adams Do you remember your favorite teacher? Maybe it was that English teacher that first sparked your love of poetry, or the social studies teacher that introduced you to new parts of the world and new ways of thinking. How have the actions of that educator informed your life? If you’re anything like those of us at TaskRabbit HQ, your success can be traced directly back to some incredible educators. In honor of those who work tirelessly to open our minds and shape our dreams, we decided to go all out for Teacher Appreciation Week. We stopped by the Teach For America offices to drop off TaskRabbit gift cards to Bay Area teachers — it’s the least we can do really. We know TaskRabbits will be able to provide teachers with the thing they need most: more time! Give your favorite educator some extra time with the gift of TaskRabbit. To help inspire you to celebrate the teachers in your life, we …