South Asian mother tends to a sick child.Deniz Çivril, Ph.D., discusses ongoing studies by our Women in the Workplace Research Initiative related to the COVID-19 pandemic, paid sick leave, and paid parental leave.

An adult woman teaches a diverse group of girls about computers in an informal learning setting.Researchers from our National Institute on Out-of-School Time share findings from a STEM program for girls in rural Pennsylvania.

A biracial couple of teen girls smile while hugging outside.Several new studies from Linda Charmaraman, Ph.D., and Jennifer M. Grossman, Ph.D., help us understand more about the experiences of LGBTQ+ teens.

Oregon student parent with her son and mother.Law student and single-mother Michaela Martin celebrates her graduation from Oregon State University with her mother and son. Martin created and championed SB 564 to support Oregon student parents. Photo courtesy of Michaela Martin.Autumn Green, Ph.D., shared her research and personal experience with Oregon lawmakers regarding a bill that would collect data on student parents.

Headshots of panelists from the Wellesley Centers for Women spring 2021 Social Change Dialogues. Experts from WCW, Wellesley College, and beyond discussed ways that the U.S. can work to advance gender equality, social justice, and human wellbeing.

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