Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day

Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day is observed next on Thursday, April 24th, 2025 (332 days from today).

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Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day is annually commemorated on the fourth Thursday in April.

Take Our Daughters and Sons Work Day and Take Child to Work Day are the same. The job fair aims to give children a general look through the guidance of their parents. Daughters and Sons to Work Day was developed by an organization of the same name. It is a non-profit educational platform designed to promote Daughters and Sons to Work Day, a day that revolves around the characteristics of future job prospects. It is designed to inspire and build a solid educational foundation for young children.

Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day’s history

First born in New York City in 1992, Take Daughters and Sons to Work Day isn't always what the name suggests. The day was originally just for girls and was called Take Daughters to Work Day. The effect of the day was explosive and it was later expanded in 2003 to include boys. Most companies have accepted any children without caring boys or girls and this holiday has been renamed ''Take our daughters and sons to work day'' and now takes place every fourth Thursday in April every year.

Chairman of Ms. Foundation for Women, Marie Wilson and colleagues originally founded Take Our Daughters to Work Day. Initially, the show attempted to address self-esteem issues for young girls, which is why boys were excluded. Friction is caused when educators opt out because this day's curriculum discourages male participation. April 22, 1993 started the first day and it has been celebrated ever since. More than 3.5 million companies across the United States including parents, schools and children celebrate this holiday every year.

The word 'our' refers to the nation's children, the country's girls and boys, which are relevant because the addition of boys was universally accepted in 2003. For this reason, some companies started calling it ''Take Our Children to Work Day''.

 To provide all students approaching career opportunities, regardless of gender, the flexibility is recommended and necessary to demonstrate the original perspective of nurturing and inspiring young children. Men carrying children claim to have benefited from being seen as parental figures as well as being experts that have greatly helped in combating gender stereotypes.

Some interesting truths about Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day

  • The Office

‘‘Take your Daughter to Work Day’’ belongs to episode 18 of ‘The Office’’ (Season 2)

  • Open Door Policy

There are approximately 3.5 million participants every year.

  • Staff Celebs

 ‘‘Meet the Workplace Superstars” was chosen as the theme in 2020 commemoration.

  • Age-based

The requirement about age must be between the ages of 8-18 years old.

  • Classroom Goals

Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day is always the daily goal at school, so on every Friday, children have to share their experience and apply it in the classroom.

Some reasons for Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day being loved

  • How to Save a Life

Underprivileged children are invited to participate in the program, which help to provide career options and to promote self-esteem in light of financial barriers.

  • Boys Will Be Boys

Its name is ‘‘Take Your Child to Work Day’’ at present because boys are included. This is a great incentive for all genders to explore the potential career options through parents.

  • Family is Family

Children have chance to go to work with uncles, aunts or grandparents. As long as parents’ permission, relatives can give children to explore their careers they look up to.

How to celebrate Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day

  • Take your kids to work

Employees are encouraged to get permission in advance and bring your child to work for the day. If you don't have children, you can bring a niece, nephew or friend's child. Schedule things you want them to do, a tour you want to take with them, and create a binding itinerary for them to think about this day for a while.

  • Share your day

Share your day's results online. Use the hashtag #TakeOurChildrenToWorkDay and jot down what you and your child have achieved during their schooling, what they learned and why a day is a great motivator to teach our children the value of care.


Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day has been observed the fourth Thursday in April.


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