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WCPI hosts congressional policy briefings on issues important to women and girls.

Briefings on Capitol Hill

Along with our other signature events, WCPI hosts congressional policy briefings on issues, including women’s preventative health; women’s health research; reducing maternal mortality and improving maternal and child health in the United States and globally; women veterans and women in the military; the gender wage gap; asset building and financial literacy for women; and economic security.

These congressional briefings are free and open to the public as space permits.


WCPI’s Recent Congressional Briefing on The Impact of the Pandemic on Women in the Workforce

WCPI hosted a virtual congressional briefing on November 16, 2021, on the impact of the pandemic on caregiving and women in the workforce. The discussion focused on elder care and child care. Click here for more information and to view the event recording!


WCPI’s Congressional Briefing on Women Veterans and Migraine 

WCPI, DAV, and Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) hosted a virtual congressional briefing on November 9, 2021, on Women Veterans and Migraine. View our event page to learn more about the briefing. 

WCPI’s Congressional Briefing on Women and Patents

Invent Together and WCPI hosted a congressional briefing on Thursday, July 15 to discuss women and patents and increasing diversity in the innovation ecosystem. The briefing was held in cooperation with the leadership of the bipartisan Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues and made possible through a grant from Qualcomm. View our event page for the briefing recording and to learn more.

 

WCPI’s Congressional Briefing on Period Poverty

WCPI held a congressional briefing to discuss ending period poverty for women and girls. This briefing was held in conjunction with the leadership of the bipartisan Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues and made possible with the support of Procter & Gamble (P&G) and Always. View our event page for the briefing recording and additional resources.

 

Economic Briefing Series

WCPI’s first conversation in a new virtual economic briefing series examined the impact of the pandemic on women in the workforce –how it has affected women in different industries, impacted their ability to care for themselves and their families & how we can create workplace cultures more supportive of women. View our event page for the briefing recording and additional resources.

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