Work and Gender Equity

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Know Your Workplace Rights

February 4, 2021

New York Times

WAPPP Co-Director Hannah Riley Bowles provides guidance on how working parents can navigate balancing childcare and workplace responsibilities, and discusses how working parents can negotiate boundaries and expectations with their employers.
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2021 Feb 10

Where Do We Go from Here? Making Progress Toward Racial Equity

6:00pm

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Hosted Online
In his inaugural address, President Biden denounced the rise of political extremism and white supremacy, stating: “A cry for racial justice some 400 years in the making moves us. A cry that can’t be any more desperate or any more clear. And now a rise of political extremism, white supremacy, domestic terrorism that we must confront and we will defeat.”
 
In recognition of Black History Month, Harvard Kennedy School Academic Dean Iris Bohnet will moderate a conversation with Dr. Robert Livingston regarding the most effective path for addressing systemic racism. The interview will draw from Professor Livingston’s newly published book The Conversation: How Seeking and Speaking the Truth about Racism Can Radically Transform Individuals and Organizations. The book is neither thesis nor testimonial, but rather a tool in which he lays out concrete steps for making profound and sustainable progress toward greater racial equity.... Read more about Where Do We Go from Here? Making Progress Toward Racial Equity
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Want a stronger world after COVID-19? Choose more women leaders

February 1, 2021

Reuters

WAPPP Leader in Practice Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka discusses the importance of women's political leadership and gender-balanced governments in recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic, stating that “If women do not recover from the poverty they’ve been thrown in because of COVID, many families and communities are going to be in a very difficult situation for a very long time. And that is going to be a problem for everybody.”... Read more about Want a stronger world after COVID-19? Choose more women leaders

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