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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.

Labor Day
Five Pathways to Good Jobs for Women

As Labor Day approaches, we’re thinking about the jobs and opportunities that do the best job of promoting women’s economic mobility and security.

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WFN Announces Partnership to Name IWPR Exclusive Research Partner for Global Network

New multi-year partnership will secure research funding for gender justice funders across the globe FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 23, 2021 SAN FRANCISCO — The Women’s Funding Network (WFN) and the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) today announced a partnership to quantify the pandemic’s [...]

September 23, 2021|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , |

More Than 50 Companies — Including Yelp, Lyft, Ben & Jerry’s — Speak Out Against Texas Abortion Law

Forbes By Alison Durkee Topline— Dozens of companies (see full list, below) criticized Texas’ near-total ban on abortion Tuesday, saying in an open letter restrictions on reproductive care will be “bad for business” and hurt workers, customers and the state’s economy—marking the largest outcry yet from [...]

September 22, 2021|Categories: Press Hits|Tags: , |

Lack of abortion access will set US women back, economists warn

Financial Times By Claire Bushey Wages and education significantly affected, brief says, as Supreme Court considers latest challenge to Roe vs Wade The US debate over abortion typically focuses on politics, ethics and religion — but rarely economics. This week, more than 150 economists and [...]

September 22, 2021|Categories: Press Hits|Tags: , |

Business Leaders Speak Out Against SB 8 in Texas, See Abortion Access as Part of Corporate Equity Commitments

By PR Newswire More than 50 companies, with over 322,000 workers and revenue over $20 billion, sign national "Don't Ban Equality in Texas" statement; declare collective commitment to reproductive health as workplace issue NEW YORK, Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, leaders representing more than 50 companies [...]

September 21, 2021|Categories: Press Hits|Tags: , |

Inclusive Prosperity Through Innovation and Entrepreneurship

WATCH WEBINAR RECORDING By Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Featuring the Institute for Women’s Policy Research Study Director, Elyse Shaw Panelists discuss the research, policies, and programs at the intersection of innovation, entrepreneurship, and inclusive prosperity.

September 21, 2021|Categories: Press Hits|Tags: , |

Limiting Abortion Access Costs Nation Billions

By Diane Bernard Monday, September 20, 2021 RICHMOND, Va. -- Curbing access to reproductive health-care services, including abortion, can have disastrous effects on economic well-being, according to a new report from the Women's Policy Research Institute. A Democratic-led legislature in Virginia has eased some restrictions over [...]

September 20, 2021|Categories: Press Hits|Tags: , , |
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