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W.K. Kellogg Foundation Funds New Research on Women In Construction and Manufacturing Jobs

Research will Address How to Increase Women’s Participation and Retention [...]

By |2020-02-06T09:00:26-04:00February 6, 2020|Press Releases|Comments Off on W.K. Kellogg Foundation Funds New Research on Women In Construction and Manufacturing Jobs

New U.S. Report for the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland finds Housework and Caretaking Responsibilities Limit Women’s Career Choices and Impact their Well-Being

IWPR Contact: Lea Woods, woods@iwpr.org | 202-785-5100 Washington, DC— New [...]

By |2020-01-19T19:00:09-04:00January 19, 2020|Press Releases|Comments Off on New U.S. Report for the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland finds Housework and Caretaking Responsibilities Limit Women’s Career Choices and Impact their Well-Being

New Study Reveals Paid Family Leave Policies Lead to 20 Percent Fewer Women Leaving the Workforce

Research highlights long-term economic benefit of paid family leave  Contact: [...]

By |2020-08-09T20:18:20-04:00January 3, 2020|Press Releases|Comments Off on New Study Reveals Paid Family Leave Policies Lead to 20 Percent Fewer Women Leaving the Workforce

Increased Family Supports and Place-Based Policies Could Help Reverse Effects of Declining Geographic Mobility

New report finds sharp declines in people moving for jobs [...]

By |2019-12-19T14:54:03-04:00December 19, 2019|Press Releases|Comments Off on Increased Family Supports and Place-Based Policies Could Help Reverse Effects of Declining Geographic Mobility

State Economies Would Benefit from Investments in Higher Education for Single Mothers

A new state-level analysis released today by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) finds that every state in the country would see economic and social returns on investments in higher education for single mothers, who currently number nearly 2 million undergraduates in the United States.

By |2020-09-09T20:00:20-04:00December 18, 2019|Press Releases|Comments Off on State Economies Would Benefit from Investments in Higher Education for Single Mothers

The Institute for Women’s Policy Research Names Dr. C. Nicole Mason New President and CEO

Contact: Adriane Brown:  abrown@skdknick.com WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 13, 2019) - [...]

By |2019-11-13T12:58:54-04:00November 13, 2019|Press Releases|Comments Off on The Institute for Women’s Policy Research Names Dr. C. Nicole Mason New President and CEO

IWPR Statement on New USPTO Report on Diversity and Inclusion in Patenting

Contact: Jennifer Clark, clark@iwpr.org, 202-785-5100 Washington, DC—Today, the U.S. Patent [...]

By |2019-11-01T15:56:44-04:00November 1, 2019|Press Releases|Comments Off on IWPR Statement on New USPTO Report on Diversity and Inclusion in Patenting

College Partnerships with Head Start Programs Can Support College Students with Children

New study is the first to identify the number, types, [...]

By |2019-10-30T14:35:40-04:00October 30, 2019|Press Releases|Comments Off on College Partnerships with Head Start Programs Can Support College Students with Children

Contraception Access Increases Women’s Educational Attainment and Earnings

Contact: Jennifer Clark, clark@iwpr.org, 202-785-5100 New resource summarizes economic research [...]

By |2019-09-26T12:18:05-04:00September 26, 2019|IWPR, Press Releases|Comments Off on Contraception Access Increases Women’s Educational Attainment and Earnings
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