About the Author
NELL MERLINO designed and produced Take Our Daughters to Work Day for the Ms. Foundation in 1993. In its first ten years, more than 71 million Americans participated in the event. She is currently CEO of Count Me In for Women’s Economic Independence and creator of their wildly successful Make Mine a Million Dollar Business program. An award-winning activist, she has appeared on NBC’s Today, Tavis Smiley, CNN, and on countless local news shows, and in Reader’s Digest, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA TODAY, More magazine, and hundreds of regional newspapers. She lives in Manhattan with her husband.