Women in the Workplace: Are Working Women Leaning In or Being Run Over?

Date: May 13, 2015

Are working women “leaning in” or are we still working toward basic rights at work? In 2015, most women do not have high wages, paid leave, affordable child care, or equal pay. At this event, experts will engage in a discussion of what needs to change to give women meaningful equality in the workplace.

What: Panel discussion on women and work at the Economic Policy Institute

Who: Caroline Fredrickson, author of Under the Bus: How Working Women are Being Run Over (Date of publication: May 5, 2015)

Brigid Schulte, who covers work and family issues for the Washington Post

Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner, CEO of MomsRising, a national organization advocating for family economic security

Valerie Wilson, Director of the Program on Race, Ethnicity and the Economy at the Economic Policy Institute

When: Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 11 a.m.—12:30 p.m. ET

Where: Economic Policy Institute

1333 H Street NW, Suite 300 East Tower

Wellstone Room

Washington, DC 20005

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