Entrepreneur in Residence, Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship, Co-Founder, Care.com
Donna Levin is Co-Founder of Care.com, the world’s leading online site for helping families find and manage family care. As former Vice President of Operations of Care.com, Levin built and launched all of the company’s operational systems, policies, and procedures, and led the way on safety protocols, playing a fundamental role in scaling the Care.com platform. In her current role as Vice President, Public Policy, CSR and Global Workplace Solutions, Levin advocates for programs and changes, at both the enterprise and government levels, that will help families manage the costs and challenges of care.
Levin has a 15-year career as a social entrepreneur. Previously VP of Operations at Upromise, an online service that helps families save for college, she has also held several leadership positions across a broad range of technology and start up organizations including Furniture.com, Turning Point Software (acquired by Metamore Worldwide), and Thomson Financial. Levin is currently on the Board for the Center for Women and Enterprise as well as Cradles to Crayons, and recently joined the Board of Overseers for WBUR, Boston’s NPR news station. In addition, she sits on the advisory board for the Boston Chamber Women's Network, and is an advisor to WEST, which promotes the advancement of women in engineering, science and technology. She holds a B.A. from Emerson College and is pursuing her MBA at the MIT Sloan School of Management.