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NYT She-cession

May 9, 2020 by Alisha Haridasani Gupta

Why Some Women Call This Recession a ‘Shecession’

A majority of the jobs lost in April were held by women, a sharp reversal of gains in the labor market.

The Lily Op-Ed

May 9, 2020 by C. Nicole Mason

The system was never designed for working moms

We understand the system is broken and that it’s not our fault. It was never made for us. It was made for working men.

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The High Financial Price Paid by Victims of Sexual Harassment

By Bryce Covert While it’s long been clear that victims of sexual harassment often face retaliation that can damage their careers, the financial cost they shoulder has been difficult to quantify. To put a number on it, a study [...]

Women’s Jobs Fell First, Fastest. What Else Did Pandemic Show?

by Jessica Mendoza and Samantha Laine Perfas Millions of women, especially women of color, left the U.S. workforce during the pandemic. The reasons ranged from layoffs to burnout to the pressures of caring for children [...]

July 12, 2021|Tags: , , , , |

Helping Parents Complete College Education Essential for Equitable Recovery

A new report from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) has made a compelling case for parents who have not earned a degree to go back to college. According to the report, from the Student Parent [...]

July 9, 2021|Tags: , , , |

Report: To Reach Educational Attainment Goals, Student Parents Must be Reengaged in Higher Education

by Sarah Wood To meet workforce demands, two national educational attainment goals have been introduced over the last decade. In 2008, the Lumina Foundation pushed to achieve a 60% completion rate for post-secondary credentials and [...]

July 9, 2021|Tags: , , |

Student Parents are Key to Our Post-Pandemic Recovery

By Larissa M. Mercado-Lopez As students quickly shifted to remote learning with the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020, Ashley de Jesus shifted to another reality — parenthood. In addition to adjusting to a new learning [...]

July 8, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , |
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