Kyra Cavanaugh is president of Life Meets Work (<a href="http://www.lifemeetswork.com" target="_hplink">www.lifemeetswork.com</a>) a consulting firm that helps organizations implement and improve workplace flexibility. She provides companies that are striving to be best-in-class with an online member-based community and services that include coaching, consulting, and training. In 2011, Kyra received the Work-Life Rising Star Award from the AWLP, recognizing outstanding contributions to the field. She is a nationally recognized speaker, regularly presenting at SHRM, women’s affinity groups, and work life conferences. Kyra’s expertise has made her a go-to media resource, and her opinions have been sought after by news organization such as Crain’s, Chicago Tribune, Women’s Health, and the Wall Street Journal’s MarketWatch. Kyra’s bottom-line orientation and practical approach drive the work she does with non-profits; business owners; human resource, diversity and work/life professionals; and the Women’s Bureau, U.S Department of Labor.