Talking Talent Acquires Life Meets Work

Creating a Global Working Parent Support and Gender Diversity Firm

MARCH 20, 2018 — Talking Talent, the award-winning gender diversity consultancy and women’s leadership firm, has acquired Life Meets Work, the nation’s top working parent coaching solutions firm.
The acquisition further strengthens Talking Talent Group’s ability to deliver global solutions that help clients deliver impactful women’s leadership programs, build inclusive cultures and support working parent’s careers.

The U.S Talking Talent firm will be led by CEO Teresa Hopke. Her Life Meets Work team adds to Talking Talent Group’s impressive global network of expert coaches and consultants with deep expertise in creating advantage through inclusion.

Talking Talent Group’s client portfolio now includes more than 150 of the world’s most successful multinational corporations, all served from offices in Europe, U.S. and Asia. The deal builds on Talking Talent’s 13-year legacy, offering a holistic approach to serving workplace needs.

"By combining our core strengths in our respective markets, we can collaborate with clients to provide global solutions built with deep local expertise. The Life Meets Work team provides outstanding client-led solutions and further enhances our reputation as the leading global provider of innovative gender diversity solutions. I’m very excited to bring them on board to join the Talking Talent team,” said Chris Parke, CEO of Talking Talent Group.

“We are excited to be joining forces with such a dynamic and vibrant company,” added Teresa Hopke, CEO of Life Meets Work, a Talking Talent company. “With our combined, world class approach to return to work coaching, working parent solutions and women’s leadership programs, we look forward to helping clients reimagine the workplace and transform lives”.

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