Improve workplace culture and retain your precious talent with T5T research, programming, and coaching.

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Speaking engagements

From lunch-and-learns to global conferences, The Fifth Trimester delivers motivation, strategies, and big-picture thinking to attract and retain valuable working women.

For corporate speaking engagements: See Lauren Smith Brody’s Penguin Random House Speakers Bureau profile

For community groups:



The Fifth Trimester offers a full suite of consulting services, including:

  • coaching

  • workshops

  • facilities audits

  • culture audits

  • on-ramping for the return to work

  • mentorship programming

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content & partnerships

Capture the working mom market with The Fifth Trimester social media campaigns, events, long-form journalism, licensing, and more.

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With your great suggestions, I was able to propose a plan to HR that allowed them to reshape our policy to be more inclusive of same-sex parents. I couldn’t have done it without your guidance and am so grateful.
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bulk book buys

Bulk buys (at discount) of The Fifth Trimester book are available for your Benefits Department through Penguin Random House customer service: 800-733-3000.

"You helped a lot of women (and men!) at The New York Times...clearly filling a big need."

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If you would like to book a Fifth Trimester talk or find out more about our services, please fill out this form, and we'll be in touch faster than a speeding mom on a deadline (that's fast!).

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