Working Mothers

The Student Parent Equity Imperative: Guidance for the Biden-Harris Administration

As the Biden-Harris administration seeks to hasten the country’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, reforming the U.S. higher education system to ensure equitable access and attainment for all adults is more important than ever. The pandemic has disproportionately increased the caregiving, financial, and emotional burdens on student parents and their families—most of whom are mothers, students of color, adult and working learners, students with low incomes, and first-generation students [...]

More Than 50% Of Women Say They’ve Cut Back Working Hours Due to Caretaking Responsibilities During the Pandemic

Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner, CEO of MomsRising and Institute for Women's Policy [...]

By IWPR|2021-03-23T11:28:48-05:00March 1, 2021|Press Hits|0 Comments

Meet 2 Female Founders Aiming To Close The Gender Pay Gap, 80% Of Which Can Be Attributed To The ‘Motherhood Penalty’

By Marija Butkovic The moment we start a family is [...]

By IWPR|2021-03-16T15:50:46-05:00February 17, 2021|Press Hits|0 Comments