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The Need to Increase Gender Diversity in Innovation and Patenting Testimony Submitted to the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Intellectual Property

Thank you Chairman Tillis, Ranking Member Coons, and Members of the Intellectual Property Subcommittee for holding this important hearing on the diversity gap in innovation and patenting. My name is Barbara Gault, and I am Executive Vice President at the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR). I appreciate your invitation to testify on IWPR’s work on women and innovation.

By |2020-10-05T01:08:15-05:00April 3, 2019|IWPR|Comments Off on The Need to Increase Gender Diversity in Innovation and Patenting Testimony Submitted to the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Intellectual Property

Work Supports for Reducing Maternal Mortality: The Role of Paid Family and Medical Leave

Maternal mortality has been on the rise in the United States since the 1990s and the United States has the highest maternal mortality rate of any developed nation in the world according to the World Health Organization. Maternal mortality also varies widely by race and ethnicity in the United States, with Black women more than three times as likely to die in childbirth as White women.

By |2020-10-12T01:05:01-05:00March 29, 2019|IWPR|Comments Off on Work Supports for Reducing Maternal Mortality: The Role of Paid Family and Medical Leave

[Event Recap] Pathways to Gender Equality: Economic Gender Analysis Addressing Current and Future Challenges at American University, November 2-3 2018

On November 2-3, 2018, IWPR and AU’s Program on Gender [...]

By |2018-11-15T15:44:49-05:00November 15, 2018|IWPR|0 Comments
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