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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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Health Care to Boost Rates of Breastfeeding Among Working Women

A new report released by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) finds that provisions in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will increase the number of working mothers who breastfeed their children up to the age of six months, particular among lower income and hourly employees.

December 20, 2010|Categories: Press Releases|

Majority of Workers Support Workplace Flexibility, Job Quality, and Family Support Policies

Washington, D.C.—New data collected for the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) by Precision Opinion finds widespread support across party lines, gender, race and ethnicity for policies that will assist working families and protect workers’ rights, especially for low income workers. The majority of registered [...]

October 29, 2010|Categories: Press Releases|

Voters Favor Candidates Who Support Preserving Social Security Benefits

New data collected for the Institute for Women’s Policy Research by Precision Opinion finds widespread support for maintaining Social Security programs, especially among women and younger voters.

October 27, 2010|Categories: Press Releases|