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Build(ing) the Future: Bold Policies for a Gender-Equitable Recovery
This report, Build(ing) the Future: Bold Policies for a Gender-Equitable Recovery, provides a framework for shared prosperity and equitable economic recovery. It examines the impact of the economic crisis and recession on working women, their families, and communities. It provides a blueprint for a gender-equitable recovery that is not only about meeting the immediate economic needs of women and families, but lays out a long-term strategy for creating stronger systems and institutions that reflect the experiences and contributions of women.
Biden’s Vice President Selection Affirms Women, People of Color will Decide the 2020 Presidential Election
IWPR Names Dr. C. Nicole Mason New President and CEO

Author, researcher, professor, and inaugural Ascend Fellow at the Aspen Institute Dr. C. Nicole Mason is the new President/CEO of IWPR.

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IWPR announces Student Parent Success Initiative’s Lindsey Reichlin Cruse promoted to Managing Director

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Institute for Women’s Policy Research announced today that Lindsey Reichlin Cruse, a sought-after leader on postsecondary success and opportunities for student parents, is being promoted to Managing Director. In her new role, she will lead a dynamic team of researchers and [...]

April 19, 2021|Categories: Press Releases|

New IWPR Report Highlights the Systemic Challenges Young Women of Color Are Facing in the COVID-19 Pandemic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 6, 2021 Contact: Erin Weber | weber@iwpr.org | (646) 719-7021 Washington, D.C. – A new study, Out of Work, Taking on Care: Young Women Face Mounting Challenges in the “She-cession" from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research shows that longstanding [...]

Americans Are Getting Back to Work, but Job Growth is Twice as High For Men Than For Women, and the Gender Jobs Deficit Widens

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Liz Rose | 202-355-3559 | rose@iwpr.org Washington, DC — While new Employment Situation data for March from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows a 315,000 increase in women’s jobs on payroll (34.4% of all added jobs), IWPR analysis of BLS data [...]

April 2, 2021|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , , , |

Economic Recovery at Risk: Proposed Infrastructure Bill by Biden Administration Should Include More Help For Women Workers Who Are Hit Hardest by the Pandemic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 23, 2021 Contact: Erin Weber | (646) 719-7021 | weber@iwpr.org Washington, DC – The new infrastructure bill floated by the Biden Administration plans to prioritize spending on roads, bridges, waterways, and rails. It also includes funding for retrofitting buildings, safety [...]

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

Women are paid less than men in almost all occupations, according to new analysis of 2020 earnings data

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 22, 2021 Contact: Liz Rose | Rose@iwpr.org| (202) 355-3559 Washington, DC – To highlight Equal Pay Day, 2021, the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) is releasing an analysis of the Gender Wage Gap by Occupation, Race, and Ethnicity for 2020, [...]

March 22, 2021|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , , |

New IWPR Report Reveals Urgent Need to Support Student Parents’ Return to College amid Challenges Exacerbated by the Pandemic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MARCH 16, 2021 Contact: Erin Weber | 646-719-7021 | weber@iwpr.org More than one-third (35 percent) of adults who earned some college credit, but not a degree, are parents of children under 18. Students with children are nearly twice as likely to leave [...]

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