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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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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 26, 2022 Contact: William Lutz | | (202) 684-7534 “A Tremendous Opportunity to Increase the Gender and Racial Diversity of the Court,” says C. Nicole Mason, President and CEO of the Institute for Women’s Policy Research Washington, D.C. — The [...]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 19, 2022 Contact: William Lutz | | (202) 684-7534 Washington, D.C. —Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) CEO and President C. Nicole Mason today lamented the failure of voting rights legislation in the Senate and the fact that trivial concerns [...]

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