Christine Benero is the President & CEO of Mile High United Way. On the About page of their website, they describe themselves thusly: “Working side-by-side with the community, Mile High United Way takes on critical human services issues facing our seven-county footprint including the Metro Denver, Boulder, and Broomfield communities. Through our community programs and initiatives, we focus on our three interconnected Community Priorities: giving all children a strong start, supporting education and academic success, and creating economic opportunity for all.”
On this episode of The Drop-Off, Christine joins Nicole Riehl to discuss her personal and professional journey that led to her leading Mile High United Way, digs into the work of Mile High United Way, and spends the bulk of the episode talking about their game-changing new project of putting on-site childcare at their Denver office location. She shares insights about duplicative regulatory processes, uncovering gaps in the system, and divulging the deep need for childcare solutions across the region’s business community.
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