Oakland, California – March 25, 2020 – Schools, day care centers, adult/elder and special needs’ centers remain closed due to coronavirus. Families are working from home and unsure if they can use in-home care workers during this difficult time. Standards are unclear and families don’t know who to trust or who to turn to for in-home care guidance. And at the same time, demand for compliant, trusted in home infant to elder needs care is surging and Onēva is creating living rate care jobs now in response to company demand for Onēva Concierge Care.
Anita Darden Gardyne, CEO at Onēva Inc., has been leading an Oakland based innovative care company since 2014 and shares answers many families are seeking right now:
- Anita on Coronavirus and In-home Care Expert: https://youtu.be/USNF4KLuDFU
Meet Anita Darden Gardyne, CEO Onēva, Inc. Her technology platform matches legally compliant FBI background checked caregivers to employees who need infant to elder to special needs care services at Microsoft, Filice Insurance and other local companies. Employees at Microsoft and Filice get access to in-home infant care as an Employer Provided Benefit. Onēva serves companies of all sizes in California.
- Onēva product video: https://youtu.be/P9JdaWApAHA
- Onēva offers care services in the 9 Bay Area counties plus parts of Sacramento, Yolo, Placer, and El Dorado counties
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) awarded Anita a patent for “Creating Trust and Safety in the In-Home Care Market” on 12/31/19.
CA State Assemblyman Ash Kalra (District 27), chair of the Chair of the Committee on Labor and Employment, honored Anita as a Woman of Leadership and a Successful Entrepreneur on March 6, 2020
- CA State Assembly Honored Anita – the Woman Of Change Award
For more information, visit: https://youtu.be/tFVViJoXEww
Anita Darden Gardyne began her journey breaking the glass ceiling in corporate America. Prior to co-founding Onēva Inc. in 2014, she held numerous management positions in technology, finance and strategic planning at AT&T, University of California, Berkeley, Levi Strauss & Co, Quantum, and IDG. Anita earned her MBA from UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business in 1988 and a BA from UC Berkeley with Majors in Economics and & Economics in the Black Community in 1986.
Anita lives in Oakland with her husband of 33 years, and Onēva co-founder, Bob Gardyne and their two children. Anita’s frustrations finding trusted care through existing marketplaces compelled her to launch Onēva. Doing so also achieves her personal mission of extending women’s careers, closing the pay equity gap faster through FBI background checked care and creating thousands of living wage jobs.
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