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How Organizations Can Support Work-Life Integration for Women of Color Engineers

Published on
May 17, 2023

Both at work and at home, research shows that women overwhelmingly perform more of the unpaid caregiving labor than their counterparts. From childcare, elder care, and household management to teaching, mentoring, service, and emotional labor, during the COVID-19 pandemic, these gender inequities were magnified. Studies highlight the uneven care burden women, particularly WOC, carry and the penalties that they often experience at work involving hiring, promotion, and pay decisions.

While many employers were forced to modify their policies to accommodate a remote workforce during the pandemic, a number of women in STEM are finding that some are reverting back and many have not yet addressed caregiving labor at work.

This webinar explores how WOC manage work-life integration and what employers and professional societies can do to support them.

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