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Ai-jen Poo

Ai-jen Poo is the director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance and codirector of the Caring Across Generations campaign. She is a 2014 MacArthur fellow and was named one of TIME’s 100 most influential people in 2012. She began organizing immigrant women workers nearly two decades ago. In 2000 she cofounded Domestic Workers United, the New York organization that spearheaded the successful passage of the state’s historic Domestic Workers Bill of Rights in 2010. Together with 11 other organizations, DWU launched the National Domestic Workers Alliance in 2007. She later co-led the launch of Caring Across Generations in 2011. She is the author of The Age of Dignity: Preparing for the Elder Boom in a Changing America. Follow her on Twitter @aijenpoo.