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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.

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.

IWPR Statement on 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage

Today, we celebrate the passage of the 19th Amendment, guaranteeing women the right to vote.

Keri Potts Joins IWPR as Vice President, External Affairs

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.

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Keri Potts, Vice President of External Affairs
potts@iwpr.org | 860-839-3438

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‘It’s a lot to juggle’: College students with children are overwhelmed this school year

By Danielle Douglas-Gabriel By 7:45 a.m., A’Ja Ross, 26, helps her son, Ti’Andre Williams, log in to his fourth-grade class at Perrywood Elementary School in Largo, Md. She stays close by in case he has any trouble understanding an assignment. Between his reading, math and [...]

Pandemic Will ‘Take Our Women 10 Years Back’ in the Workplace

Improvements in gender equality in the workplace may be another casualty of the coronavirus, as women find their place in the work force more at risk. By Amanda Taub As if working mothers did not have enough to worry about, experts are now sounding the alarm [...]

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Pay, Promotions And Workplace Equity During (And After) The Pandemic

Listen to the Radio Interview Due to the recession caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, women are leaving their jobs or scaling back work responsibilities at alarming rates. And in part, it’s because of the still-ingrained expectation that women are responsible for child care. From Chabeli Carrrazana, writing [...]

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Why Do We Need International Equal Pay Day?

By Benjamin Laker Campaigns for equality are occurring in all industries across the world, because male leaders continue to be paid more than women, in many instances, for exactly the same responsibility. And so, last week, the United Nations initiated the first-ever International Equal Pay [...]

September 24, 2020|Categories: Press Hits|Tags: , , , |

COVID-19 recession hit women especially hard. We need bold policies to promote equality.

To dig out of the coronavirus economic crisis and to ensure an even recovery, we will have to go big.

September 23, 2020|Categories: Press Hits|Tags: , , , |

Life was already challenging for student parents; COVID-19 made it much more difficult

The pandemic halted many resources that student parents need to succeed: on-campus child care centers, in-person study groups, internet access and in-person K-12 education for their kids By Sara Israelsen-Hartley SALT LAKE CITY — Kelsie Rose Kealoha doesn’t like to cry in front of her kids. [...]

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