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.
The STEM Gap: Building the Pathways for Women of Color in STEM Careers
On September 20th, 2022, WCPI will be hosting a Capitol Hill briefing titled, “The STEM Gap: Building the Pathways for Women of Color in STEM Careers.” This event will be livestreamed and recorded. Click here to learn more and be notified of the livestream.
Economic briefing series
Most Recent Briefing
WCPI hosted a virtual briefing titled, “Women-Owned Small Businesses: Current Challenges and the Role of Women’s Leadership in the Economy,” the third conversation in our virtual economic briefing series. Click here to learn more and view a recording of the event.
WCPI’s first conversation in a the 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.
Women’s health series
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.
Global Maternal Health Series
WCPI held a congressional briefing series on Global Maternal Health and the impact of COVID-19 titled “Childbirth Should Not Be a Death Sentence.” View our event pages for the three briefing recordings and additional resources.
In 2020, Invent Together and WCPI hosted a congressional briefing 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.
annual women veterans event
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.