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.
A new study underscores the long-term effects of paid family leave on women’s participation in the workforce. States that have implemented paid leave policies found a 20 percent reduction in the number of women leaving their jobs in the first year after welcoming a child, and up to a 50 percent reduction after five years.
Author, researcher, professor, and inaugural Ascend Fellow at the Aspen Institute Dr. C. Nicole Mason is the new President/CEO of IWPR.
Believe it or not, there is some light in the COVID-19 darkness for working families trying to hang on to their jobs while caring for themselves or family members in a pandemic. As of July 1, 2020, DC Paid Family Leave provides workers employed [...]
That’s right, if you were enjoying your morning coffee on Saturday, that was indeed IWPR’s President and CEO, C. Nicole Mason, talking to CBS this Morning about the damaging effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on wages and employment for women of [...]
By: Jasmine Garsd Former Vice President Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee for president, announced a plan to invest $775 billion over 10 years in child care and elder care. In 2017, under the Trump administration, the child care tax credit was doubled to as much as $2,000 per [...]
Former ESPN Senior Communications Director Keri Potts Joins IWPR as Vice President, External Affairs
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lea Woods | 202-785-5100 | firstname.lastname@example.org Washington, DC—Twenty-one year communications executive Keri Potts will bring her skills and talents to the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR). Her past experience includes positions at Nike, the NCAA, and, for the past [...]
Women net more jobs than men post shutdown, but remain disproportionately impacted by overall losses.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lea Woods | 202-785-5100 | email@example.com As the economy reopens and re-hiring begins, unemployment rates remain high for Black and Latina women, and younger workers. Washington, DC — Most recent employment data show steady declines in unemployment for both women and men. Women [...]
We mourn and condemn the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and the many others who have lost their lives to police violence and racial hatred. We send our heartfelt condolences to their families and the communities that have been impacted by the [...]