Ai-jen Poo

  • American activist

Ai-jen Poo (, Chinese: 蒲艾眞; pinyin: Pú Àizhēn; born 1974) is an American labor activist. She is the director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance. She is also the co-director of Caring Across Generations, a national coalition of 200 advocacy organizations working to transform the long-term care system in the US, with a focus on the needs of aging Americans, people with disabilities, and their caregivers.She is a 2014 recipient of the MacArthur "Genius" Award. In February 2015, The New Press released her book, The Age of Dignity: Preparing for the Elder Boom in a Changing America.

One thing I've learned, in the face of all kinds of indignities, domestic workers take so much pride in their work and love the children they care for.

Domestic employees are at the whim of their employers.