Job Losses by Young Women and Women of Color During the Pandemic Will Have a Long-Term Impact

Young women and women of color are being disproportionately hit by job losses during the pandemic as more mothers are forced to stay home with their children, and as women-heavy sectors, like the service industry, have been forced to lay off workers. C. Nicole Mason, CEO of the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, explains the long-term impact of these losses and what can be done to help.