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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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Same Gap, Different Year: IWPR says wage gap persists

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.

Jobs Day Numbers Show Slow Recovery Efforts

Women continue to be disproportionately affected by the COVID 19 pandemic as they remain 6.1 million jobs below pre-COVID levels from February, despite making a gain of 800,000 jobs compared with men’s 600,000 new jobs since July.

September 4, 2020|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , |

IWPR Statement on 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 26, 2020 Contact: Keri A. Potts | 860-839-3438 | potts@iwpr.org On Historic Day, We are Reminded of the Power of Women’s Vote and Leadership "Today, we celebrate the passage of the 19th Amendment, guaranteeing women the right to vote. It was [...]

August 26, 2020|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , |

IWPR Expands Board of Directors to Include Influential Leaders, Creates Advisory Council to Meet the Moment

Social Cards FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 20, 2020 Contact: Keri A. Potts | 860-839-3438 | potts@iwpr.org Noted Economist Darrick Hamilton, Aspen Institute Vice President Anne Mosle, Green New Deal Co-Author Rhiana Gunn-Wright, and National Women’s Law Center President/CEO Fatima Goss Graves, amongst other bold-faced names [...]

August 24, 2020|Categories: Press Releases|

IWPR Receives Significant Gift from Pivotal Ventures to Launch New Research and Action Hub, Accelerate Change for Women

The Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) has received a significant gift from Pivotal Ventures, Melinda Gates’ investment and incubation firm, to create real-world solutions to increase women’s power and influence in society.

August 20, 2020|Categories: Press Releases|