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Climbing the Leadership Ladder: Women’s Progress Stalls

What prevents women from reaching the highest rungs of the leadership ladder? This report seeks to answer this by taking a closer look at the representation of women in management and leadership positions across the United States—and the barriers that hold organizations back from achieving full gender and racial equity in leadership.

By |2021-08-09T12:47:51-04:00August 9, 2021|Publications, Report|0 Comments

Child Care Supports For The Construction Trades: Building and Sustaining Diversity in Oregon

The construction industry in Oregon is booming. Employment has grown steadily since 2010 and is now higher than during the pre-recession boom (Simonson 2019b). Yet, meeting demand is difficult for many companies. In a recent survey, close to 90 percent of construction industry employers in Oregon

By |2021-10-28T13:30:26-04:00May 26, 2020|Economic, Security, Mobility, and Equity|Comments Off on Child Care Supports For The Construction Trades: Building and Sustaining Diversity in Oregon

The Need to Promote Gender Diversity in Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Patenting: Written Testimony Submitted to the House Small Business Committee

IWPR’s research finds that women patent inventions at much lower rates than men, which means that potential innovations to improve technology, treat illness, and improve everyday life are being left on the table.

By |2021-10-28T13:49:29-04:00June 11, 2018|Policy, Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Economy, Testimony|Comments Off on The Need to Promote Gender Diversity in Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Patenting: Written Testimony Submitted to the House Small Business Committee
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