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When Is Take Your Daughters and Sons to Work Day?

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Question: When Is Take Your Daughters and Sons to Work Day?

When you were a child, did you go to the office with a parent for take your daughters to work day? This holiday was created in 1993 by Gloria Steinem and the Ms. Foundation for Women with an aim to build young girls' self-esteem and help them envision themselves in a career. But in 2003, the observance was expanded to include boys and renamed "Take Your Daughters and Sons to Work Day."

Regardless of what you call it, knowing the date of take your daughters and sons to work day helps you plan your workload. It can also be useful to know in advance in order to prepare programming and activities for your child, if your employer doesn't already have the day organized. So let's answer the question: when is take your daughters and sons to work day?

Answer: Take your daughters and sons to work day falls on the fourth Thursday of April every year. Typically, parents bring a child to work with them on this day, to bond with the child and help him or her better understand what the parent's profession entails. It can also be a nice opportunity to introduce your offspring to your co-workers.
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