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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 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|

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

For Immediate Release August 11, 2020 Contact: Keri A. Potts | 860-839-3438 | potts@iwpr.org Washington D.C.—Presumptive Democratic Presidential nominee Joe Biden’s selection of Senator Kamala Harris—the first Black woman to be nominated as a vice presidential running mate for a major party ticket, and the [...]

August 11, 2020|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: |

New IWPR Branding, Tagline Proclaim “A Just Future Begins with Bold Ideas”

For Immediate Release August 11, 2020 Contact: Keri A. Potts | 860-839-3438 | potts@iwpr.org New logo, sizzle reel, and blog unveiled Web site refresh for increased access and engagement Cohesive look across initiatives Washington, D.C.—With under 100 days until the 2020 elections, the Institute for [...]

August 11, 2020|Categories: Press Releases|

July Jobs Report Shows Unemployment Fell Slightly for Women, but Remains Historically High

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Aug 10, 2020 Contact: Keri Potts | 202-785-5100 | potts@iwpr.org Washington, D.C.—New jobs figures from July show much less job growth than in the previous month, and while women were the majority of those who gained jobs, they continue to face a [...]

August 11, 2020|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , |

Former ESPN Senior Communications Director Keri Potts Joins IWPR as Vice President, External Affairs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lea Woods | 202-785-5100 | woods@iwpr.org Washington, DC—Twenty-one year communications executive Keri Potts will bring her skills and talents to the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR). Her past experience includes positions at Nike, the NCAA, and, for the past [...]

July 20, 2020|Categories: Press Releases|
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