Today, we celebrate the passage of the 19th Amendment, guaranteeing women the right to vote.
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.
Author, researcher, professor, and inaugural Ascend Fellow at the Aspen Institute Dr. C. Nicole Mason is the new President/CEO of IWPR.
On Equal Pay Day, Study Finds Women Earn Less Than Men – Whether They Do the Same Job or Different Jobs
Whether they work in the same occupations as men or work in different occupations, women’s median earnings are lower than men’s, according to a new analysis by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR). Using the most recent data for full-time workers released by the [...]
Gender Wage Gap Narrows only Slightly Even though Women’s Earnings Are More Important than Ever to American Families
A new Fact Sheet released today by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, based on data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, shows that in 2009 median weekly earnings for women were $657 compared with $819 for men, a female-to-male-earnings ratio of 80.2 percent [...]
Unemployment among women who maintain families without the support of a spouse is at 13 percent as of December 2009, the highest rate in more than 25 years, according to today’s figures released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Women’s Vote Clinches Election Victory: 8 Million More Women than Men Voted for Obama