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.
Today, we celebrate the passage of the 19th Amendment, guaranteeing women the right to vote.
Communications executive Keri Potts will bring her skills and talents to IWPR. Her past experience includes positions at Nike, the NCAA, and, for the past 17 years, ESPN, where she served as Senior Director, Communications.
Passing the PWFA would mean a step towards workplace gender equity, healthy pregnancies, reduced health disparities, and the economic security of pregnant and parenting women and their families.
An analysis released today by the Institute for Women's Policy Research (IWPR) shows that women are still almost 40 years from reaching pay equity with men if trends continue at the current pace. Each year the wage gap persists, women fall further behind men in overall earnings and ability to build assets and wealth with a cumulative effect each year in which earnings differences continue.
OPINION: Why Black student parents are at the epicenter of the student debt crisis — and what we can do about it
Black students with children hold more student loan debt than any other group. But there are steps we can take to reduce the crippling financial burden by Nicole Lynn Lewis When I graduated with a bachelor’s degree from William & Mary in 2003, I desperately needed [...]
The Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) has released a guide detailing how to forge much-needed collaborations with Head Start.
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.
When our employers force us to keep our salaries secret, they make life worse for everyone.