Women

The Importance of Creating Post-Pandemic Recovery for Women

Now more than ever, UMass Online believes advocating for and supporting economic opportunities for women is critical.

Over the past year, covid-19 has had a disproportionate economic impact on women. Nearly 3 million American women have left the labor force over the past year in response to the pandemic. Prior to the pandemic, women made up more than 50% of the United States’ workforce, however this number has dropped severely[1].