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IWL Consortium: Focusing on Women’s Leadership, Especially in a Pandemic

There’s a big cost for not listening to women who advocate for social justice. Let us welcome the voices of socially conscious leaders who act to ensure all our futures, a livable planet, & one w/o discrimination & violence. Essential worker status, school closures, unemployment, and quarantining within the home, put an enormous burden on everyone. But for women already in precarious economic and social positions, this COVID-19 crisis has meant increasing the demand for their paid and unpaid care work. They are making impossible choices. Many women of color, particularly Black women, are on the front lines in low-wage occupations, experiencing a lack of access to quality health care, high unemployment, morbidity, and mortality. Read the op-ed on by Rebecca Mark, IWL Director