Workforce Development & Job Training

IWPR has a long history of research on how access to high-quality workforce development and postsecondary education can improve women’s economic and social outcomes.

IWPR’s three current research initiatives in this area include:

IWPR’s recent work on access to high-quality, middle-skill jobs shows that women need better access to training for careers in IT, manufacturing, and transportation.

IWPR’s work on supportive services in job training documents that the nation’s workforce development system needs better coordination with community organizations to meet a set of key unmet needs among job training participants.Student Parent Success Initiative

IWPR’s work on community college access and success illustrates how gender, race, parenthood and other demographic factors interact to affect workforce development opportunities.

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