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Lea joined IWPR as a Development Associate to manage individual giving and support the grant process. She previously worked in communications and development at LeaderSpring Center in Oakland, CA and the Center for Women’s Leadership in Portland, OR. She has also gained political experience as an intern in a congressional office and on a gubernatorial reelection campaign. Lea studied Philosophy at Portland State University and the University College London. After graduating, she volunteered as a Witness for Peace Delegate in Cuba before moving to China to teach English. Her professional interests include conflict resolution and public policy.

As Unemployment Drops, Gains Made by Women in the Workforce Remain Threatened by Historic Job Losses and Lack of Childcare

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By |2020-06-09T22:46:23+00:00June 5, 2020|Press Releases|Comments Off on As Unemployment Drops, Gains Made by Women in the Workforce Remain Threatened by Historic Job Losses and Lack of Childcare

Women’s Job Losses Over Past Month Quintuple Women’s Total Job Losses During Great Recession

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By |2020-06-09T22:48:52+00:00May 8, 2020|Press Releases|Comments Off on Women’s Job Losses Over Past Month Quintuple Women’s Total Job Losses During Great Recession

Breadwinner Mothers Face Additional Burden and Dual Role During Pandemic: Primary Wage Earner and Primary Care Provider

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By |2020-06-09T22:51:06+00:00May 8, 2020|Press Releases|Comments Off on Breadwinner Mothers Face Additional Burden and Dual Role During Pandemic: Primary Wage Earner and Primary Care Provider

Looming Economic Downturn Will Hit Women Hardest as They Make Up Majority of Job Losses Across All But Three Sectors

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By |2020-06-09T22:52:12+00:00April 6, 2020|Press Releases|Comments Off on Looming Economic Downturn Will Hit Women Hardest as They Make Up Majority of Job Losses Across All But Three Sectors

Despite Increased Labor Force Participation Among Women, Gender Wage Gap Persists, Even in the Occupations They Dominate

Men out earn women in nearly every occupation and sector, [...]

By |2020-06-09T22:55:06+00:00March 24, 2020|Press Releases|Comments Off on Despite Increased Labor Force Participation Among Women, Gender Wage Gap Persists, Even in the Occupations They Dominate