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IWPR Statement on 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage

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

Biden’s Vice President Selection Affirms Women, People of Color will Decide the 2020 Presidential Election
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.

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 Statement on the Establishment of Council for Gender Policy, and Appointees

IWPR Statement—We applaud the Biden administration's establishment of the Council for Gender Policy and the appointments of Jennifer Klein, Chief Strategy and Policy Officer, Times Up and Julissa Reynoso Pantaleón, Chief of Staff to Dr. Jill Biden to co-lead the office. Employing an intersectional framework, the Council [...]

January 19, 2021|Categories: Press Releases|

IWPR Statement on President-Elect Biden’s American Rescue Plan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 14, 2021 Contact: Erin Weber | 646-719-7021 | IWPR Statement—The Institute for Women's Policy Research (IWPR) applauds the Biden Administration’s ambitious $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan that will provide needed economic support to struggling families and the workers who have [...]

January 15, 2021|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , , |

December data show women’s employment declining in pandemic—no clear end in sight

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 8, 2021 Contact: Keri A. Potts | 860-839-3438 | Women's jobs on payroll have declined for the first time since last April. New BLS data for December show women lost 156,000 payroll job. Men's jobs on payroll rose slightly [...]

January 8, 2021|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , , |

Statement from IWPR on Passing the Second Stimulus Package

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 21, 2020 Contact: Keri A. Potts | 860-839-3438 | IWPR Statement—We applaud the passage of the $900 billion federal stimulus package meant to ease the economic burden and hardship faced by working women and their families. Although a step in the right direction, [...]

December 21, 2020|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , |

Women’s Falling Unemployment Sign of Long-Term Problems Rather Than Recovery

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 4, 2020 Contact: Keri A. Potts | 860-839-3438 | Ten months into the COVID-19 pandemic, data continue to show that women are impacted more strongly than men by the recession. Data show 1.7 million women have been officially unemployed for [...]

December 4, 2020|Categories: Press Releases|

New IWPR Report Shows Economic Recovery Hinges on School Reopenings, Strong Care Infrastructure, and Putting Women Back to Work

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 10, 2020 Contact: Keri A. Potts | 860-839-3438 | New IWPR Report Shows Economic Recovery Hinges on School Reopenings, Strong Care Infrastructure, and Putting Women Back to Work Washington, DC — According to a new report from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR), [...]

November 10, 2020|Categories: Press Releases|
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