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7 Policies that Women Who Work Need Right Now

Shilpa Phadke, Katie Hamm, and Jocelyn Frye break down seven policies that would help women and working families.

Authors

  • Shilpa Phadke
  • Katie Hamm
  • Jocelyn Frye

This week, Ivanka Trump released a book that she describes as a resource for women in the workplace. She writes that the book grew organically based on her own experiences and her friends’ lives. But this book is largely about the world according to Ivanka, with tips and advice on how to “live with purpose” and “create a life you will love” through working “smarter and not harder.”

These tips, at the surface, sound great. But Ivanka’s vision for the modern working woman is far from the reality faced by millions of working women today.

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Authors

Shilpa Phadke

Vice President, Women's Initiative

Katie Hamm

Vice President, Early Childhood Policy

Jocelyn Frye

Senior Fellow