How the ‘SHEconomy’ Project is Supporting Women Around the Globe
Ingrid Vanderveldt joins ChedHER to discuss how she's working to create social, health, and economic progress for women through the SHEconomy Project.
When Women Lose All the Jobs: Essential Actions for a Gender-Equitable Recovery
The tumultuous year of 2020 may be over, but the coronavirus pandemic and the significant financial insecurity facing many women and their families are not.
Women’s Setbacks in a Covid Economy Extend to the Wealthy
The pandemic has been tough on working women—even those with high incomes. One study found that 61% of affluent U.S. women believe the Covid-19 outbreak is hurting their careers.
SHEconomy Interview with Efrain Silva, Former Mayor of El Centro
Efrain Silva, Former Mayor of El Centro, Advocate for Monoclonal Antibody Treatment
SHEconomy Interview with Dr. Robert Kadlec
Dr. Robert Kadlec, the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response for the Department of Health and Human Services, explains monoclonal antibodies.
PHOTO GALLERY: COVID-19 Impact in El Centro, CA
Since Jan 1, 2021, Empowering a Billion Women has been on the ground in El Centro, California—one of the world’s hotbeds of the COVID pandemic.
Women Left Their Jobs To Be Caregivers. A Business Coalition Wants Companies To Help
About 400,000 more women than men have left the workforce since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. They shoulder the bulk of caregiving duties, which are especially difficult if employers are not supportive.
From the White House: New Small Business & NonProfit Tax Credit for Vaccination Support
As the country moves forward with vaccination efforts, President Biden is calling on every employer in America to offer full pay to their employees for time off needed to get vaccinated and for recovery time after vaccination.
The Purchasing Power of Women
Women make up more than half of the U.S. population, and control or influence 85% of consumer spending. The purchasing power of women in the U.S. ranges from $5 trillion to $15 trillion annually.