ResearchLea Woods2021-04-08T12:06:28-05:00

Publications

Black Single Mothers in College
Understanding the Needs of Black Single Mothers in College

IWPR spoke with 25 Black single mothers as they strive for their college degree about the challenges they face and the programs that help them balance family with their academic careers.

Apprenticeship Report Mar 2024
As Apprenticeships Expand, Breaking Down Barriers to Women’s Economic Success

The apprenticeship route can offer an alternative to traditional college (and college debt), yet traditionally, women have been much less likely to be apprentices than men. Check out IWPR’s latest report analyzing whether the commitments to greater gender and racial equity in apprenticeship pathways are being realized and whether women and men are equally likely to achieve jobs with family-sustaining wages following apprenticeships.

IWPR caregiving poll
Check out IWPR's Latest Poll on Caregiving and Women in the Workforce

Care is the cornerstone of economic activity, yet it remains undervalued and underfunded in the American economy, adversely impacting caregivers and those in need. IWPR's recent poll of women in the workforce details the concerns that many caregivers have about the impact of their responsibilities on their future careers and financial security.

EPD 2024 Wage Gap Fact Sheet
On Equal Pay Day 2024, New IWPR Report Reveals that Women Earn Less than Men in All Occupations, Even Ones Commonly Held by Women

Women are paid eighty-four (84) cents for every dollar a man makes, a persistent gender wage gap that spans all professions, even those typically held by women, according to a new report released by IWPR

2023 Annual Report
Check Out IWPR's 2023 Annual Report!

Learn more about our mission and values as an organization, our impact, and how we do what we do.

previous arrowprevious arrow
next arrownext arrow

IWPR Releases New Poll Detailing the Concerns of Caregivers and Women in the Workforce

Care is the cornerstone of economic activity, yet it remains undervalued and underfunded in the American economy, adversely impacting caregivers and those in need. IWPR's recent poll of women in the workforce details the concerns that many caregivers have about the impact of their [...]

By William Lutz|April 4, 2024|IWPR, Publications|

Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Women Earn Less than White Men in All but One State

In 2022, the median annual earnings of Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) women for a year of full-time work were 92.7 percent of White men’s and just 80.1 percent when considering part-time and part-year workers as well. Click below to read [...]

As Apprenticeships Expand, Breaking Down Occupational Segregation Is Key to Women’s Economic Success

Apprenticeships are structured training programs that combine paid on-the-job learning with classroom instruction and provide a pathway to industry-recognized qualifications in in-demand occupations. For workers, the apprenticeship route can offer an alternative to traditional college (and college debt), yet traditionally, women have been much [...]

By Ariane Hegewisch|March 28, 2024|Publications, Report|

Numbers Matter: Women Working in Construction

In 2023, the number of women working in the trades reached the highest level ever, with 363,651 working in construction and extraction occupations. In the five years since 2018, the number of tradeswomen increased by more than 80,000, a growth of 28.3 percent. Construction [...]

By IWPR|March 25, 2024|Publications, Quick Figure|